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>>1799 Sikh ghorchurra
Subjectghorchurra sardar armored cavalry
Culture: Sikh Punjabi
Setting: Sikh empire, Punjab late 18th - mid-19thc
Objectतलवार talwar saber

Oriental Arms *
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​* Royal Armouries Museum > Oriental Gallery
"Sword (talwar)  Indian, early 19th century  The hilt is of iron, decorated with flowers and chevrons in heavy gold overlay.  
It is complete with its original velvet-covered wooden scabbard and baldrick of silk braid." ...