Very Good Yemenite Thouma Jambiya Dagger - 14833

This Yemenite Jambiya dagger from Sana'a is also know as Thouma and it is carried mostly by high ranking peoples in the Yemenite society. The blade is 8 1/2 inches long and 3 inches wide. Double edged and with a central rib. The handle is dark horn decorated with steel nails and mounted with imitation brass coins. The scabbard is Pierced silver (low). This Jambiya comes with its original wide belt. Total length of belt 34 inches. Very good condition. early 20 C.