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Knife, Scabbard, D24.2400

Physical Description

Pesh-kabz. T-section blade, ribbed back narrowing to point. Wider than hilt, tapers regularly to slender point. Central rib on blade from two thirds of the way from the point to tip. Slight reverse curve. Leaf pattern inlaid in silver on hilt end of blade and ribbed back.
Hilt steel, round, 12 longitudinal ribs. Small projection from centre of pommel.
Leather-covered wooden scabbard decorated by embossed brass at chape, hilt end and two wide bands in centre. On floral pattern, three symmetrical female figures. Scabbard mismatched to dagger.

Provenance

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Sheath): 415 x 55 x 35mm

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