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Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt

Object Name:
Dagger
Date:
second half 16th century
Geography:
India, Deccan, Bijapur or Golconda
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Hilt: copper; cast, chased, gilded, and inlaid with rubies. Blade: steel; forged
Dimensions:
L. 15 5/8 in. (39.6 cm)
Classification:
Arms and Armor
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 2011
Accession Number:
2011.236
457730:4

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