From: Iraq | Baghdad

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 42-30-266
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Baghdad
Section Near Eastern
Materials Iron | Ivory | Metal

Single-edged, iron blade, slightly curved, tapering to point; slight engraved scroll decoration on both faces. Tang inserted in two-piece ivory grip with numerous gilt studs (some missing) a narrow band on about 2/5 of the back of the blade and a strip joining to two pieces of ivory and extending over top of grip of gilded metal with relief decoration in conventionalized floral pattern.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 215 - Collector Number

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