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From: Nepal

Curatorial Section: Asian

Native Name Yatagan
Object Number 21787A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Nepalese
Provenience Nepal
Date Made 15th Century - 1899
Section Asian
Materials Metal | Gold | Horn (animal part)
Technique Inlaid | Carved

Yatagan, knife with scabbard. Horn handle, gold inlaid blade. Both knife and sheath have slight S curve shape. Handle is made of three parts, two outside parts in dark wood with a curved strip of etched/molded brass between. Handle ends in split snake-head shape.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. William Pepper, 1899

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