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Native Name:
Kris
Object Number:
42-30-372A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Javanese
Provenience:
Java (uncertain)
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Metal
Wood
Description:
Straight blade, tapers on one edge, medial ridge on both sides; pamor; blade base: naga with small colorless stones, gold inlay scroll design (somewhat resembles Groneman 272); mendak inlaid with 10 colorless stones, sharp triangular tooth design (Groneman 35, 199-200); Javanese kraton-style wood hilt (Frey 49), young shoot on tree trunk (tunggaksemi) with two patra (carvings on inner side) (Groneman 186)
Length:
47.6cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing, on behalf of the estate of Florence C. Whitney
Other Number:
518   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Groneman, Isaac. 2009. The Javanese Kris. : Page/Fig./Plate: 35, 186, 272
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[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World. : Page/Fig./Plate: 49
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