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Sword sheath

Sword sheath

  • Place of origin:

    Nepal (made)

  • Date:

    probably early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Red leather

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the India Museum in 1879

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Red leather sword sheath

Place of Origin

Nepal (made)


probably early 19th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Red leather

Descriptive line

Red leather sword sheath for a Kora, Nepal, probably early 19th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Lord Egerton of Tatton, Indian and Oriental Armour, London, 1896, p. 101, Cat. No. 322

Production Note

Transferred from the East India Museum to South Kensington Museum in 1879


Arms & Armour


South & South East Asia Collection

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