Drawing three-blade Qatar based on a picture (Qatar) with Two Side Blades (Bichuwa) in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, inventory number 36.25.1028
|Designations:||Qatar, Coutar, Katah, Koutah, Kutah, Kutar, Bundi Dagger|
|Region of origin /
|India , warrior box in India|
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The three-blade Qatar (also Bichuwa , Coutar , Katah , Koutah , Kutah , Kutar or Bundi dagger ) is a dagger from India.
The three-blade Qatar has three blades. The main blade pointing forward is straight, double-edged and becomes narrower from the handle to the location . The two side blades are the same in length and shape. They are attached to the two bracers, double-edged and bent slightly S-shape. The handle is made in the shape usual for the Qatar (dagger) and provided with an iron protective cap, which is identical to that of the hooded cat . It protects the entire guide hand up to the wrist. The three-blade Qatar is a version of the Qatar and a hybrid form between the normal Qatar and the Haladie . There are numerous versions of the Qatar that vary in length, shape, and design. It is used by warrior caste in India.
- Qatar (dagger) (basic form of Qatar)
- Hooded Qatar
- Qatar (curved blade)
- Pushed-in Qatar
- Combined Saber Qatar
- Pistol Qatar
- Scissors catar
- Dsulfiquar Qatar
- Inventory number 36.25.1028 in the Metropolitan Museum of Art
- George Cameron Stone: A glossary of the construction, decoration and use of arms and armor in all countries and in all times . Forword by Donald J. LaRocca. Dover Publications, Mineola, New York 1999, p. 147, ISBN 978-0-486-40726-5 .
- Lord Egerton of Tatton, Wilbraham Egerton Egerton, Indian and Oriental Armor , Courier Dover Publications, 2002, illustrated edition, ISBN 978-0-486-42229-9