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Dagger with Sheath

Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
Tibetan
Medium:
Steel, silver, gold, wood, ray skin
Dimensions:
L. with sheath 18 1/2 in. (47 cm); L. without sheath 16 3/4 in. (42.5 cm); W. 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm); Wt. 13 oz. (368.5 g); Wt. of sheath 11.5 oz. (326 g)
Classification:
Daggers
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1919
Accession Number:
19.115.1a, b
Not on view
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Gods of War: Sacred Imagery and the Decoration of Arms and Armor," December 10, 1996–April 4, 1998, no. 18.

La Rocca, Donald J. The Gods of War: Sacred Imagery and the Decoration of Arms and Armor. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, December 10, 1996 – December 1997. p. 41, checklist no. 18.



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