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Object Name Dagger
Catalog Number 0985.07.00067a-b
Description Dagger: double-edged blade of diamond cross section with stopped ricasso; steel cross guard with forward sweeping arms; handle wrapped in twisted steel wire, steel urn shaped pommel; paper-covered wooden sheath with strip of gold braid running along length, metal throat and tip; short length of brass chain attached to throat.
Dimensions L-10.5 inches
Owned Varina Anne Davis (Winnie)
Made Unknown, Andalusia, Spain
Provenance Winnie Davis owned this dagger. It came from Andalusia in the northern part of Spain. The original label reads, "Andelusian dagger greatly valued by Varina Anne Davis, no. 12."
People Davis, Varina Anne (Winnie)