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Knife (Kard)

Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
Persian, Qajar
Medium:
Steel, gold, enamel, agate
Dimensions:
L. 11 11/16 in. (29.7 cm); L. of blade 8 in. (20.3 cm); W. 1 in. (2.5 cm); Wt. 8.3 oz. (235.3 g)
Classification:
Knives
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.726
Not on view
George Cameron Stone, New York (by 1934–d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
Stone, George Cameron. A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times, Together with Some Closely Related Subjects. Portland, Maine, 1934. no. 3, ill., fig. 422.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Daniel S. Walker, Arturo Ponce Guadián, Sussan Babaie, Stefano Carboni, Aimee Froom, Marie Lukens Swietochowski, Tomoko Masuya, Annie Christine Daskalakis-Matthews, Abdallah Kahil, and Rochelle Kessler. "Colegio de San Ildefonso, Septiembre de 1994-Enero de 1995." In Arte Islámico del Museo Metropolitano de Arte de Nueva York. Mexico City: Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, 1994.



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