From: Bhutan

Curatorial Section: Asian

Native Name Kukri
Object Number 42-30-305A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Bhutanese
Provenience Bhutan
Date Made 15th Century - 19th Century
Section Asian
Materials Steel | Gilt

Kukri, dagger. Single-edged steel blade with recurved bevelled cutting edge convex near point and with deep circular notch below tang. Thick back at nearly right angles to tang and bending at an obtuse angle about halfway. Two deep grooves paralleld to top of back. Gilded metal grip with knob above.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 331 - Collector Number

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