This dagger is based on the thoughts of Logan Thompson and the term he coined was a ‘whittle tang dagger’. Dated 12th – 15thC.
We are all used to seeing a wide variety of low, mid and higher status daggers, but rarely those that were very basic. The daggers that were carried by the lowest members of society.
Carved thorn wood grip with simple dot and circle motif, fitted to a strong single edged blade with some file work.
Comes with a double layer veg tan sheath in red with a simple and popular cloud motif and suspended from a hemp cord.
Blade length 20cm/8”
Grip length 9cm/3.5”
Overall length 31cm/12”
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