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Native Name:
Kris
Object Number:
42-30-455A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Sumatran
Provenience:
Sumatra
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Metal
Wood
Description:
Slightly wavy blade with fuzzy edges, length typical of Sumatra (Frey 34); 7 slight curves; iron blade with pamor; small mendak with assembly of balls; elaborately carved light wood hilt: raksasa (Groneman 190-1) with long flowering hair and stylized body
Length:
41.3cm
Width:
7cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing
Other Number:
540   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World. : Page/Fig./Plate: 34
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[Book] Groneman, Isaac. 2009. The Javanese Kris. : Page/Fig./Plate: 179 #322; 190-1
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