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U998.2.4
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : British Commando Dagger and Sheath
Date (Execution) : c. 1939-1945
Geographical Origin : England
Cultural Group : British
Style / Period : Western Modern 1900-1950
Medium / Material  : Metal; wood
Support / Technique :
Object Type : daggers (weapons); sheaths (cases)
Visual Description : World War Two commando's dagger with leather scabbard, which has two tabs for sewing onto uniform. The commando to whom this belonged was a paratrooper who carried the dagger in his boot. Metal grip; government issue.
Accession # : U998.2.4
Width (cm) : 5.25
Height (cm) : 29.50
Depth (cm) : 2.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Dr. Bruce L. and Mrs. Dorothy E. Brown
Artist Statement :