Language: Persian
Source: Period accounts

Description

Tarkash (ترکش ) is the Persian word for quiver. It was in widespread use across Persia and North India.

 

Indian quiver

An Indian quiver made of silk and rawhide.

 

Notes
1. William Irvine; The Army of the Indian Moghuls: Its Organization and Administration. Luzac & Co. London. 1903. Page 99.

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