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Dagger, Scabbard, D24.2266

Physical Description

Katar'. H-shaped hilt, wide, triangular blade springing from centre. Fluted, grooved in V-shape, terminating 3/4 ay to point. Thickened at point. Shallow V-shaped guard, side guards regular, joined by grip in centre. Hilt decorated by high-relief circular designs, gilted. Worn scabbard, light brown velvet, steel locket at hilt end, steel chape. Stitched on one side.

Provenance

Locality: (Mahratta)

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Dagger): 401 x 87 x 16mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 231 x 81 x 17mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 421 x 86 x 16mm

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