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Nimcha Sword and Sheath

MO 63.1513
Nimcha Sword and Sheath
Maker unknown
19th century
Morocco
Silver, wood, steel
42"
Sword with hilt and silver knuckle guard, which is formed by a long turned down quillon. The grip is composed of fluted wood. The sheath is covered with chased silver plating. The steel blade is slightly curved.
Moulay Hamid Alaoui, Pacha of Kenitra, Morocco
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National Archives and Records Administration. Office of Presidential Libraries. John F. Kennedy Library. (04/01/1985- )
Donated to the United States
JFKSG-MO-1963-1513