From: India | Bombay

Curatorial Section: Asian

Object Number 42-30-335A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Indian
Provenience India | Bombay
Date Made 15th Century - 19th Century
Section Asian
Materials Steel | Wood | Horn (uncertain) | Metal
Technique Engraved | Pierced

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.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 19 - Collector Number

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