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Native Name:
Kris
Object Number:
42-30-370A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Javanese
Provenience:
Java (uncertain)
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Metal
Wood
Description:
Wavy blade; 7 curves; pamor; plain blade base; mendak (small metal conical cup transition piece) (Frey 52) loose, beading around edges and in scattered clusters; Javanese polished dark wood hilt: kraton style (Frey 49a), young shoot on tree trunk with two patra (carvings on inner side) (Groneman 186)
Length:
38.5cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing
Other Number:
66   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World. : Page/Fig./Plate: 49a, 52
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[Book] Groneman, Isaac. 2009. The Javanese Kris. : Page/Fig./Plate: 186
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