Vintage Dagger Knife: Horse Hilt, Damascus Iron Blade, & Silver Wire Koftgari Sheath (A20009)
A decorative dagger made of Damascus (an iron alloy) with a silver wire inlay work case. Indian Rajasthani Koftgiri work (silver wire inlay work) on the sheath is a rare art practiced by very few craftsmen. The hilt of the dagger is uniquely designed as horse head. The blade is not sharp & the dagger measures 10 inches approximately.
Decorative dagger / knife (also referred to as kirpan, katar or khanjar)
Dimensions: Approximately 10" long including sheath | Blade : 5"
Damascus blade, horse-head hilt & silver inlay scabbard
Unique collectible - often used as accessory for ceremonial use
Handcrafted in antique design by folk artisans