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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2009.202.212
Title
Dagger Hilt
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Quartz Crystal Dagger Hilt
Classification
Weapons and Ammunition
Work Type
dagger
Date
c. 1650
Period
Mughal period
Culture
Indian
Location
Level 2, Room 2590, South Asian Art, South Asia in the Medieval and Early Modern Eras
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Quartz crystal
Dimensions
H: 6 x L: 15.5 x Depth: 1.5 cm (2 3/8 x 6 1/8 x 9/16 in.)
Provenance
Stuart Cary Welch (by 1979 - 2008,) by descent; to his estate (2008-2009,) gift; to Harvard Art Museum, 2009.

Notes:
Object was part of temporary loan to Museum in 1979.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Stuart Cary Welch Collection, Gift of Edith I. Welch in memory of Stuart Cary Welch
Accession Year
2009
Object Number
2009.202.212
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Overlapping Realms: Arts of the Islamic World and India, 900-1900, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 12/02/2006 - 03/23/2008

32Q: 2590 South and Southeast Asia, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/01/2014 - 01/01/2050

Subjects and Contexts

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