Caucasian Style Dagger

Dagger

Materials:

Bone, Silver, Steel, Wood and Leather

Dimensions:

W 18.375 i

Accession Number:

201.81

Credit Line:

Gift. Petroff, Igor

Description

Blade with one deep off-center fuller, ivory or bone hilt with two ornamented silver niello rivets and ornamented silver niello boss. Sheath is wood covered with black leather, silver metallic ribbon running down middle of sheath on reverse; silver niello ornamentated locket and band with loop; chape is missing.

Inscriptions & Markings

On hilt near blade is a carved wavy line.