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Scabbard

WPN1380.1
Weapons

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Collection Weapons, Edged weapons
Gallery locationTraders Gallery (Floor plans)

Object details:

Object ID WPN1380.1
Description Scabbard for Burmese dha, which belonged to Captain James Samuel Watts (died 1908). The scabbard is made from two pieces of wood bound together near the bottom and the top with a single strand of woven or plaited plant fibre similar to that used on the grip.
Date made probably 19th century

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials wood; plant fibre
Measurements Overall: 35 mm x 535 mm x 50 mm
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