Dagger and Sheath
Arts of the Islamic World
Iron alloy (steel) and copper alloy with gilding; sheath: copper alloy, chased and repoussé decoration, and wood lining
Length of Knife: 16 in. (40.6 cm)
Length of Scabbard: 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm) (show scale)
Inscribed with Islamic date, "1243," which is 1243 AH (1827 CE).
Gift of the executors of the Estate of Colonel Michael Friedsam
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Dagger and Sheath, 1827. Iron alloy (steel) and copper alloy with gilding; sheath: copper alloy, chased and repoussé decoration, and wood lining
, Length of Knife: 16 in. (40.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the executors of the Estate of Colonel Michael Friedsam, 32.769a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 32.769_closed_PS2.jpg)
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