Maratha Pata Gauntlet
Material: Bronze, Dimension: 31x12
weight: 0.980 Kg
Period: 16th Century
The pata or patta is an Indian sword with a gauntlet integrated as a handguard. Often referred to in its native Marathi as a dandpatta, it is commonly called a gauntlet-sword in English.
Traditionally, Maratha warriors were trained to fight with dual pata by bearing one in each hand. Alternatively, a single pata was used in addition to a belt, javelin, or axe in the other hand. The sword was also used by cavalry soldiers for its thrusting ability and was found more effective when two soldiers fought together as pairs.
Acquired from the private collection of antique weapons dealer from Mahrashtra India before 1968.
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- Pata Gauntlet
- XVI secolo
- Regione/paese d'origine
- Titolo dell'opera
- Maratha Pata Gauntlet
- In buone condizioni, vedi descrizione
- 12×31 cm