Not currently on display at the V&A

Dagger and Sheath

19th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Curved watered steel dagger (khanjar) decorated with gold kuftkari, with a plain watered steel hilt, the sheath tooled black leather with embossed and chased silver mounts


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.
(Some alternative part names are also shown below)
  • Sheath
  • Dagger
  • Khanjar
Brief Description
Curved watered steel dagger (khanjar) decorated with gold kuftkari, with a plain watered steel hilt, the sheath tooled black leather with embossed and chased silver mounts, Iran, 19th century
Physical Description
Curved watered steel dagger (khanjar) decorated with gold kuftkari, with a plain watered steel hilt, the sheath tooled black leather with embossed and chased silver mounts
Style
Collection
Accession Number
734&A-1889

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record createdSeptember 26, 2002
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