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Dagger

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Native Name:
Kris
Object Number:
17754A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Malay
Provenience:
Malay Peninsula
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Metal
Wood
Description:
Wavy; 9 curves; pamor clustered around median, with raised texture; blade base: serrations, trunk, tusk on short end, dentiform frets on long end of guard; Malacca cup crafted to resemble leafy cup with leafy engravings, as from Sumatra or Malay Peninsula (Frey 53; Plate 12d); wood Jawa Demam hilt, as from Sumatra (von Zonneveld 66) or Malay Peninsula (Frey Plate 7b), arms folded over each other, a few carvings on back side
Length:
41.5cm
Width:
7.5cm
Credit Line:
Gift of William Pepper

Bibliography:

[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World. : Page/Fig./Plate: 53; Plate 7b; Plate 12d
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[Book] Van Zonneveld, Albert G. 2001. Traditional Weapons of the Indonesian Archipelago. : Page/Fig./Plate: 66
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