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Dagger and Sheath

Place Of Origin

object details
Object Type
This object consists of 2 parts.
(Some alternative part names are also shown below)
  • Dagger Sheath
  • Dagger
  • Pichangatti
Brief Description
Arms, steel silver, Kodagu India. Egerton 104

pichangatti; Arms, wood silver brass, Kodagu India. Egerton 104
Credit line
Transferred from the India Museum in 1879
Object history
As originally arranged and displayed in Exhibition Road Indian Museum galleries until 1955, with some additions while in storage, case F.694
Transferred from the India Museum to South Kensington Museum in 1879
Bibliographic References
  • Lord Egerton of Tatton, Indian and Oriental Armour, London, 1896, p. 82, Cat. No. 104
  • Egerton, Wilbraham, An illustrated handbook of Indian arms; being a classified and descriptive catalogue of the arms exhibited at the India museum: with an introductory sketch of the military history of India, London, 1880p.82
Other Numbers
  • 104 - Egerton Catalogue Number
  • 7,420-1867 - India Museum Slip Book
Accession Number

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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