University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-292
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian (uncertain)
Nepalese (uncertain)
Provenience: India (uncertain)
Nepal (uncertain)
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Steel
Wood
Silver
Gilding
Technique:Filigree
Gilt
Painted
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:320 - Other Number

Description

Knife. Single-edged recurved steel blade with blunt point and thick back which is ornamented with deeply cut X's and horizontal lines. Wooden grip painted(?) red, completely covered with silver gilt filagree.


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