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Dagger, F73.37

Physical Description

Katar'. Triangular, fluted steel blade, thickened tip. Small hole drilled in centre near hilt. Large engraved gilted (?) languet, palmette, floral base, riveted to blade. H-shaped hilt, double column grip, large hollow globes in centre. Curved, wide hand guard narrowing to acorn-shaped knob. Gilted floral patterns. Side guards narrow at blade, wider at distal end.

Provenance

Locality: (Mahratta)

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 80 x 440 x 70mm

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