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Object Number:42-30-335A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Bombay
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Steel
Wood
Horn (uncertain)
Metal
Technique:Engraved
Pierced
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:19 - Other Number

Description

Knife. Straight, single-edged steel blade rounded to point. Tang inserted through two-piece wooden(black horn?) grip which is wider at end which is concave and has piercing in which there is a pair of tweezers. Engraved decoration on the back of the blade, the wide metal strips between the wooden parts of the grip, and the metal covering over the insertion of the tang and extending onto the blade.


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