Dirk, Dagger

Object ID
000.089.127
Category
Tools and Equipment for Science and Technology, Armaments; Edged Weapons
Date Made
1900s
Materials
Wire, metal, ivory
Place Made
Russia
Description
Russian navy dirk from late 19th Century with an ivory handle wrapped in gold wire. The golden cross-guard is inscribed with the initials "F.A.K". The golden pommel is embellished with the Russian coat of arms. The blade and scabbard are engraved with various decorations.