Kukri knife with single-edged curved steel blade set into a wooden handle. In a leather and wood scabbard with embroidery decoration around the top and an embroidered carrying strap.
Powell-Cotton Family, Quex House
Card catalogue entry [handwritten cards] –
7/1930 [in different hand] W274 Marked QH COLL 1930
OBJECT Kukri (KNIFE) GHURKA NEPAL
ORIGIN INDIA probably 1860
DESC Kukri knife iron curved blade in wood and leather scabbard. embroidered on top of scabbard with short embroidered straps. scabbard worm eaten length blade 13 1/2" overall 18"
NOTE From Quex House about 1930