Object Title

Dagger (kindjal)

Dagger (kindjal)

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XXVID.19

Provenance

Transferred from C.O.D. Weedon, 1962.

Physical Description

The blade is slightly curved and double edged, with a medial fuller. The ivory hilt is of waisted form, the sides secured to the tang by two conical-headed rivets, the heads are decorated in gold. The scabbard is of wood covered with worn purple velvet, with a russet iron locket and chape decorated in gold overlay with foliate scrolls.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The length of blade is 131 mm, the overall length of the dagger being 200 mm. The scabbard is 149 mm long. Weight: The weight of the dagger is 0.05 kg.

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