Object Title

Dagger (dha)

Dagger (dha)

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVID.133

Provenance

From the Police Amnesty of 1988.

Physical Description

The blade is slender, plain, single edged and curved. The ivory hilt is severely cracked, and fitted with a silver ferrule at the blade and two bands of plaited silver wire. The scabbard is associated and European. It is of wood covered in black simulated leather, with a horn throat and a bone chape.

Dimensions

BladeLength190 mm
OverallLength290 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

None. When acquired, labelled 'BEDS 33'.

Associations

Places Burma