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Dagger and sheath

Dagger and sheath
(19th century)

gilt-copper, metal, (leather/wood), silk (velvet)
(a-b) 41.8 × 7.5 × 2.7 cm (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1895
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Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
The cover, possibly made from leather or wood, is covered inside and out with maroon silk velvet, ornamented with sections of pressed and chased gilded copper at the point and top. The metal is ornamented with floral designs.