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Dagger: ARM.190-1912

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 31 (Armoury)


Maker: Unknown




The steel blade is double edged and angled, with a full length medial rib. The holt is waisted, of horn overlaid with bands and circles of silver filigree. The pommel has a downward-pointing ear of silver filigree. The scabbard is of wood covered in dark green velvet with a broad top locket of silver decorated with bands of silver beading.

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 312 mm
Weight: 252 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


19th Century
1800 CE - 1899 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Blade Length 200 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: ARM.190-1912
Primary reference Number: 162322
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 14 December 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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