Arabic jambiya with belt

length: 13 1/2"
blade: 10"
blade width: 3"
grip and pommel: 4"
weight: 8.0 oz

Dress jambiya dagger, circa 1950's. The blade is of traditional form with a strong central ridge, but is a chromed or stainless steel. Horn grip with silver and brass fittings. Wood scabbard covered in leather, 40" embroidered belt is leather with the ends covered in a military-green material. Would have been worn as a cultural status symbol.