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Type:Armament; Fishing/Trapping/Hunting
Accession Number:  MH SK L.A.3.3
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
Museum Collection:  The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College

A short scimitar from the East with curved fine steel chased blade, 15 1/2" long, 1" wide. Small S shaped steel guard terminating at each end in a small hammered ball. 6 1/4" wooden handle, roughly L shaped, inlaid with fine flat brass, and with thin sheet brass ferule. Scabbord of wood with brass inlay and four brass bands, one missing. Point end broken off.
Weight: 8 ozs


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