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>Costume Studies
>>1751 Rajput zamindar
>>>daggers
>>>>katar
Subjectज़मींदार zamīndār noble
Culture: Rajput
Setting: Maratha wars / late Mughal empire, Rajasthan 18th-early 19thc
Objectकटार kaṭār, jamadhar punch-dagger













* Shah Jahan Armoury
​> event photos








* Higgins Armory Museum > Scimitars to Samurai: Arms around the World
"Jamadhar (punch dagger) for a child, perhaps 1700s
Northern India  Steel; iron; gold; brass  Weight 6 oz." ...

"Jamadhar (punch dagger), perhaps 1700s
Northern India  Wootz steel; gold; iron  Weight: 1lb. 8 oz." ...






* Shah Jahan Armoury
​> event photos













* Dallas Museum of Art
"Qatar (dagger)
India: Mughal period, 18th-19th century
Steel blade, gold inlaid hilt" ...














* Shah Jahan Armoury
​> event photos







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





* Cf. 
>1685 Mughal ahadi dagger katar
>1760 Maratha pindari dagger katar