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Native NameKukri
Object Number:42-30-328A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Metal
Ivory
Horn (animal part)
Brass
Technique:Inlaid
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:284 - Other Number

Description

Kukri knife like 42-30-327 with etched band at back of blade on both faces. Horn grip with extensive inlay of ivory outlined with brass. Three brass bands around grip, two with impressed decoration.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Weapons and Defense (27 Oct 1951 - 06 Jan 1952) View Objects in Exhibition

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