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Object Number:42-30-341
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: South India
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Steel
Ivory
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:483 - Other Number

Description

Dagger. Recurved double-edged steel blade tapering to point. Groove on each side of medial ridge for about two-thirds of lenggth on both faces. Knob at each end of steel guard. Ivory grip constricted in center to vertically fluted knob.


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