Object Title

Scabbard

Scabbard

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIS.218

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Made of wood covered with black textured leather seamed down the centre of the back. The mouth is narrower that the rest and convex, having a short rear slit to clear the blade. There is a small double raised moulding just below the mouth. The chape is missing and the wood has been broken off at this point.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The length is 530 mm. Weight: The weight of the scabbard is 0.1 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

There are two applied paper labels, one is covered in illegible script, the other incomplete and typed with ..called 'Tulwar' ... Afridis in ..

Associations

Places India