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>Costume Studies
>>1769 Mysore sawār
>>>saber
Subjectsawār cavalry
Culture: Kannada
Setting: Mysore sultanate, south India late 18thc
Objecttalwar saber






* Royal Armouries Museum > Oriental Gallery
​"Sword (talwar)  Indian, Mysore, late 18th century  The iron hilt on this sword is typical of the talwar with the addition of a knuckle guard.  The back of the blade is decorated with gold koftgari and on either side is a gold umbrella mark." ...

​* Royal Armouries Museum > Oriental Gallery
"Sword (talwar)  Indian, Mysore, late 18th century  The iron hilt on this sword is typical of the talwar with the addition of a knuckle guard.  The back of the blade is decorated with gold koftgari and on either side is a gold umbrella mark." ...