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Sword and Sheath

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

Sword and sheath salawar yataghan or 'Khyber knife', forged steel blade with an ivory grip and brass and silver mounts, Afghanistan, 19th century


Object details

Category
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Sword
  • Sword Sheath
Brief description
Sword and sheath salawar yataghan or 'Khyber knife', forged steel blade with an ivory grip and brass and silver mounts, Afghanistan, 19th century
Credit line
Given by Gen. Sir C. Mansfield Clarke, Bt, G.C.B., G.C.V.O, etc., 20 Lennox Gardens
Object history
As originally arranged and displayed in Exhibition Road Indian Museum galleries until 1955, with some additions while in storage, case F.702
Collection
Accession number
IM.218&A-1920

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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