Antique rare kabyle algerian flyssa (flissa) dagger with cauris - 19th century early 20th. The flyssa or flissa is the traditional dagger knife from the famous tribe called Kabyles, living in Algeria.The blade is yatagan shape. This is a rare example of flissa with cauris shell decoration. The scabbard and grip are wood covered with cauris.
Leather straps are missing at the tip of the scabbard. Total length with scabbard 42,5cm (16 3/4" inches) Length without scabbard 41,5cm (16 3/8" inches) Blade length 27cm (10 3/4 inches) Weight with scabbard 387gr (13,65 oz) Weight without scabbard 194gr (6,84oz). The item "Antique rare kabyle algerian flyssa (flissa) dagger with cauris 19th century" is in sale since Tuesday, April 18, 2017.This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East". The seller is "1192mathieu" and is located in Lyon. This item can be shipped worldwide.