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Sword and Sheath

probably 19th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Sword and sheath sosun pattah, forged steel blade, damascened, with a velvet covered sheath, Hyderabad, probably 19th century

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Sword
  • Sword Sheath
Brief description
Sword and sheath sosun pattah, forged steel blade, damascened, with a velvet covered sheath, Hyderabad, probably 19th century
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 later additions while in storage, case F.707
Production
Transferred from the India Museum to South Kensington Museum in 1879
Bibliographic references
  • 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, 1880 p.117
  • Lord Egerton of Tatton, Indian and Oriental Armour, London, 1896, p. 117, Cat. No. 528
Other numbers
  • 528 - Egerton Catalogue Number
  • 7434 - India Museum Slip Book
Collection
Accession number
3531&A(IS)

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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