A very good Naga warriors Dao sword and scabbard. The Dao has a substantial steel blade and a long wood handle decorated with dyed goats hair woven rattan. The scabbard is wood with rattan bindings and has pictures of two people on the inside. The belt is woven fiber and pitch with jobes tear seeds sewn to the outside surface. An overall high quality and complete piece with a good patina from age and use.
36" Tall by 10" Wide. 19th century, Assam. ....$3500.00