The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
  • Sword
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • India and Europe
  • late 18th century (hilt)
    16th century (blade)
  • Russet steel, gold, silver and velvet, damascened (Koftgari)
  • Length: 90.1 cm, blade
    Width: 5.7 cm, blade
  • Inscription: 'In the name of God who is ever merciful I begin' In Persian
  • OA1862
  • Oriental Armoury
Further Reading
  • Laking, Guy Francis, 'Wallace Collection Catalogue: Oriental Arms and Armour', London: 1914