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Native NamePesh-Kebz
Object Number:42-30-319A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Steel
Brass
Mother-of-Pearl
Green Stone
Pigment
Technique:Inlaid
Painted
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:105 - Other Number

Description

Dagger(Pesh Kebz). Single-edged steel blade with convex cutting edge and slightly concave back, tapering to point. Brass mounting and tang which separates two parts of grip which is inlaid with mother of pearl painted black and red, and green translucent stone.


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