Dagger (Jambiya) with Sheath

Date: hilt, 17th–18th century; blade, 19th century
Culture: Hilt, Indian, Mughal; blade and sheath, Turkish, Ottoman
Medium: Steel, nephrite, gold, agate, amber, emerald, ruby, crystal, diamond
Dimensions: H. with sheath 18 1/4 in. (46.4 cm); H. without sheath 16 5/8 in. (42.2 cm); H. of blade 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm); W. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 1.9 oz. (507.5 g); Wt. of sheath 8.1 oz. (229.6 g)
Classification: Daggers
Credit Line: Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number: 36.25.994a, b

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