Thrusting Dagger


From: India

Curatorial Section: Asian

Native Name Katar
Object Number 42-30-311
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Indian | Hindu (uncertain)
Provenience India
Date Made 15th Century - 19th Century
Section Asian
Materials Steel | Brass
Technique Engraved

Katar, thrusting dagger. Two double-edged steel blades tapering to point. Brass grip and mounting on back of blades. Two straight parallel bars with engraved decoration of triangles enclosing dots, connected by two spindles.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 219 - Collector Number

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