Box is inlaid with different types of wood, mother of pearl, and ivory. The top of the box reads "Avec Les Compliments Du Ministere de L'Informaction de L'arabe Seodite" "With Compliments of Saudi Arabia Information's Ministry" and depicts a plam tree with two swords crossed underneath. The inside of the box is green velvet and holds a gold plated dagger. The edges of the scabbard read the same as the top of the box.
Wood and Metal
Dagger measures: 33.5 cm x 10 cm; Box measures: 38.5 cm x 16 cm x 5 cm
Mike Mansfield Collections, Mss 65, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana
University of Montana-- Missoula. Mansfield Library
Image credit: Micaela Connolly, University of Montana
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