A good 19th Century Sudanese Mahdist period trousse of 3 daggers
A good 19th Century Sudanese Mahdist period trousse of 3 daggers. The blades are each nicely etched with inscriptions in Arabic and Thuluth script. The hilts are made from carved bone with horn pommels. Contained in their triple sheath covered with the skin of a Nile crocodile and with woven leather suspension strap.
Blade length 8¼" (21cms) Overall length including sheath 13¼" (33.5cms)