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>Costume Studies
>>1685 Mughal ahadi
>>>daggers
>>>>chilanum
Subjectahadi 'single' heavy cavalryman
Culture: Mughal
Setting: Great Mughal Empire, Hindustan/Deccan late 16th-early 18thc
Objectchilanum dagger








* Metropolitan Museum of Art > Stone Gallery of Arms and Armor
"Dagger
Steel, nephrite, gold, rubies
India, 
Mughal period, 
about 1700"


* Higgins Armory Museum > Scimitars to Samurai: Arms and Armor around the World
"Chilanum (dagger), late 1500s-early 1600s
Deccan (southern India)
Steel; silver and gold inlay; iron
Weight: 1 lb." ...