Object Title

Scabbard

Scabbard

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIS.220

Provenance

Old Tower collection

Physical Description

Of wood for a talwar with a shamshir blade. Covered with black leather sewn down the centre of the back. Below the V shaped mouth is an iron band, pierced at the edges and decorated with gold koftgari. This carries a tiny loop at the top edge. There is a small iron chape with shaped outer edges and again decorated with koftgari in gold.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The length of the scabbard is 768 mm. Weight: The weight of the scabbard is 0.1 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places India