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Yataghan from the Court of Suleyman the Magnificent

Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü (possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)

Date:
ca. 1525
Culture:
Turkish, Istanbul
Medium:
Steel, walrus ivory, gold, silver, rubies, turquoise, pearls
Dimensions:
Length overall, 23 3/8 in. (59.3 cm) Length of blade, 18 3/8 in. (46.66 cm)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1993
Accession Number:
1993.14
24953:3

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