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Dagger (Kindjal) with Sheath

Date: ca. 1840–50
Culture: Caucasian, possibly northern Dagestan
Medium: Steel, wood, silver, niello
Dimensions: L. with sheath 23 1/8 in. (58.7 cm); L. of sheath 18 3/4 in. (47.6 cm); W. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); Wt. 20.8 oz. (589.7 g); Wt. of sheath 12 oz. (340.2 g)
Classification: Daggers
Credit Line: Bequest of Stephen Whitney Phoenix, 1881
Accession Number: 81.1.599a, b

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