ANTIQUE ISLAMIC DERVISH SWORD KASKARA, 19TH CENTURY
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|A 19th century Islamic Dervish sword Kaskara from the period - time of the Mahdi (Mohammed Ahmed 1848-85) revolutionary insurrection against colonial rules in Sudan. Details: the wooden grip wrapped in leather with steel cross guard, double edged steel blade with central fuller (the blade most likely old European blade), in its original leather scabbard. Overall length: 101cm (31 ¾ inches). Condition: nice age patina.|