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Dagger: ARM.190-1912

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

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

Dating

19th century
1800 CE - 1899 CE

School or Style

Arabian

Components of the work

Blade Length 200 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: ARM.190-1912
Primary reference Number: 162322
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 14 December 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Dagger" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/162322 Accessed: 2022-07-04 21:52:48

Citation for Wikipedia

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/162322 |title=Dagger |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-07-04 21:52:48|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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