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Tiger Knife

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Object Number:42-30-324
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Iron
Wood
Brass
Technique:Inlaid
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:266 - Other Number

Description

Tiger knife. Single-edged iron blade with curved cutting edge and triangular point. Recurved iron quillons. Heavy tang through two-piece wooden handle. Three brass rivits set in diamond-shaped brass inlay. "Used by English on hunting trips."

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