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Object ID 1927.079.001
Object Name Dagger
Collection Weapons & Accessories
Credit line DHS Collection
Year Range from 1800
Year Range to 1830
Description Small dagger with a sharply tapered, 4 3/4" long steel blade. It has a simple brass 2 1/8" long cross guard and wooden handle that has the loose remains of brass wire wrap that once went around it. The wooden handle is marked with thin grooves from where the wire once was. The pommel end has a 5/8" x 1/2" rectangular brass plate affixed with a single nail at the center.
Dimensions W-0.75 L-8.75 inches
Dimension Details Overall greatest length of dagger; width of blade at widest point.
Subjects Arms & armament
Daggers & swords
Search Terms Daggers
Nineteenth Century
Material Steel; brass cross guard; wooden grip with brass wire wrap