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Subject: ghorchurra sardar armored cavalry
Culture: Sikh Punjabi
Setting: Sikh empire, Punjab late 18th - mid-19thc
Object: तलवार talwar saber
Oriental Arms *
* 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." ...