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Object Number:42-30-282
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Tibet (uncertain)
Bhutan (uncertain)
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:32 - Other Number


Stiletto. Straight single edged steel blade tapering to point. Tang inserted in grip which has brass mounting and brass filagree cap. Grip proper bound with snakeskin. Hilt form is characteristic of Bhutanese hilts. Recycled blade. Hair pin pattern on blade. Pommel end may also have been recycled from another piece.

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