Thrusting Dagger


From: India

Curatorial Section: Asian

Native Name Katar
Object Number 42-30-330A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Indian
Provenience India
Date Made 15th Century - 19th Century
Section Asian
Materials Iron
Technique Low Relief

Katar, thrusting knife. Blade and grip one piece of iron. Triangular double-edged blade with medial ridge on each face for about one-third length. Rest of face flat except for bevelled edges. Conventional design on both faces in low relief. Grip of two straight parallel bars connected by two spindles.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 295 - Collector Number

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