Djanbīyya (curved dagger) with sheath - ROM2005_3980_31


Djanbīyya (curved dagger) with sheath

Medium:Steel, with gilding and sheath of leather-covered wood
Geography: India
Date: 18th-19th century
31.7 x 7 x 2.5 cm
Object number: 918.34.12.A-B
Credit Line: Gift of William Herbert Cawthra
Not on view
DescriptionDaggers of this type have workmanship which can be attributed to western India, but are of a model that is closer to Arabian prototypes, and so it is thought that daggers of this type were made for the Arab or Indian Ocean market.
South Asia
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