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Object Number:42-30-318A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Sindh
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Steel
Gilt
Ivory
Wood
Technique:Damascene
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:291 - Other Number

Description

Dagger. Straight single-edged steel blade. Thick back. Tapering to point. Gilded. Arabic inscription on back at tang which is inserted in two-piece speckled ivory grip. Joining covered with strip of damascened brass in geometrical design.


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