Burmese sword and scabbard

Southeast Asian Collection

Accession Nr.: 89.17.1-2
Type: weapons and armament; metalwork
Date of production:
19th century
Place of production:
Materials/Techniques: steel, rattan, bamboo, wool
Dimensions: length: 72 cm
Long steel bladed Burmese "dha" sword, with a long handle covered with rattan thread and a metal ring strap at the end. Bamboo carved scabbard with double rows of braided rattan, with green fringed wool braid at the end for suspension.