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Knife

Object Number:42-30-272
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Arabia (uncertain)
Iran (uncertain)
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Steel
Ivory
Technique:Inscribed (uncertain)
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:566 - Collector Number

Description

Straight, single edged steel blade tapering to point. Heavy, rectangular tang extending full length of the two-piece ivory grip, etched decoration on both sides of blade near tang, and around the tang, partly visible inscription.

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