knife (weapons: edged); knife sheath (sheath (general & multipurpose))

Tribal dagger from the North West Frontier, of a type used by the many tribal groups of that area. The blade is T-shape in section. The grips are made from sections of bone or ivory. The sheath is wooden.

These commonly encountered daggers are very decorative and lethally effective. G.C. Stone “A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armour in all countries and in all times� Southworth Press 1934 (and subsequent reprints). fig.227.


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