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>Costume Studies
>>1674 Maratha silladar
>>>katar
Subjectsilladar, bargir cavalryman
Culture: Maratha
Setting: Maratha Confederacy, central India 17-18thc
Objectकट्यार kaṭyāra katar punch-dagger













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* Higgins Armory Museum > Scimitars to Samurai: Arms around the World
"Jamadhar (punch dagger), 1700s
India
Steel; gold
Weight: 1 lb. 2 oz." ..






* Cf.
>1509 Vijayanagara infantry dagger katar
>1685 Mughal ahadi dagger katar
>1751 Rajput zamindar dagger katar
>1760 Maratha pindari dagger katar