Object Title

Sword (Sosun pattah)

Sword (Sosun pattah)

Date

1700-1799

Object Number

XXVIS.31

Provenance

Old Tower collection.

Physical Description

The blade is broad, curved and single edged. Reinforcements below the broad langet with traces of engraving on the terminals. Broad flat quillons. Plain hand guard and knuckle guard. The hilt is covered with red velvet and stitched with black thread. The pommel is dish shaped with a central dome terminating in a curved spike.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The length: overall is 900 mm (35.5 in), The blade length: is 668 mm (26.75), Weight: The weight of the sword is 1.510 kg (3 lb 5.25 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places India