Anglo-Sudanese War period C.1885. Blade and hilt made in one piece with thickened tip skull crusher pommel. Intricate leather work grip with flared base and terminal encased in leather. The grip of alternate woven and plain leather. Matching leather scabbard with belt loop and thickened contrasting edges. 7 1/2" tool finished blade with slender point for thrusting through a desert robe or British red coat.