Object Title

Sword (talwar) and scabbard

Sword (talwar) and scabbard



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Deposited by Lord Hardinge 1955.

Physical Description

The blade is slightly curved towards the tip, single edged, and double edged towards tip. One fuller. The langets sre onion shaped. The quillons are short with rounded knobs. The knuckle bow terminates with a duck head. The pommel is rounded, 'pumpkin' shaped, terminating in a small finial. The hilt is decorated in floral and zig-zag diaper. The scabbard is wood covered in green velvet, sewn with gimp along seam. Two silvered metal suspension rings. The chape is pirced metal.


Dimensions: The length of the blade is 776 mm. The overall length is 907 mm. The length of the scabbard is 814 mm. _ Weight: The weight of the sword is 0.635 kg. The weight of the sword and the scabbard is 0.800kg. _

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