Dagger and sheaths

Description
Fist dagger; Triple bladed. One large curled blade at either end of the handle and a smaller blade mounted on the front of the knuckle bow. Bone handle.
Sheaths; Two sheaths for the large blades of the fist dagger. Made from leather and wood. Curved in order to take blades. Leather pulled over wood and stitched.
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Collecting unit
Provenance details
India.
Measurements
Dimensions (LxWxH): 530 x 180 x 30mm (20 7/8 x 7 1/16 x 1 3/16")
Dimensions (LxWxH): 240 x 60 x 25mm (9 7/16 x 2 3/8 x 1")
Associated notes
It is suggested in the arms catalogue that this weapon could be Moorish.
Current rights code
Other Id
ARMS169.101
ARMS1969.101
E974.0
Catalogue number
ARMS169.101
ARMS1969.101
Accession number
19XX.1.511

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