Object Title

Dagger (dha)

Dagger (dha)

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVID.91

Provenance

Purchased from the great Exhibition, 1852.

Physical Description

The blade is single edged and slightly forward curved. The hilt is of buffalo horn, of oval section, decorated with a band of interlace, and a human head surrounded by serpent heads.

Dimensions

BladeLength168 mm
OverallLength265 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places India, Assam

Bibliographic References

J. Hewitt, Official catalogue of the Tower Armouries, London, 1859, no. xv.261, p. 105.

Viscount Dillon, Illustrated guide to the Armouries, London, 1910, no. xv.368, p. 10.