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>>1786 Qajar cavalry
>>>knife
Subject: irregular armored cavalryman
Culture: Turco-Iranian
Setting: civil war, Zand-Qajar Persia mid-late 18thc
Objectkard knife








* Metropolitan Museum of Art > Stone Gallery of Arms and Armor
"Dagger (Kard 
Steel, ivory, gold  
Iranian, Qajar period, about 1800  
This example is so similar to one signed by the maker, Muhammad Nami, and dated 1799/1800 (Historiches Museum, Bern), that both can be assumed to come from the same workshop."


* Metropolitan Museum of Art > Stone Gallery of Arms and Armor
"Dagger (Kard)  
Steel, bloodstone, gold  
Iranian, Qajar period, 
about 1800"





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