Sword (parang). Long straight iron blade. Half of one face, for almost whole length, darkened and decorated with small round brass inlays and raised scroll shaped patterns. Antler hilt, elaborately carved, with protruding openwork spirals and round hole with spiral protrusion inside. Blunt cut tufts of brown, grey/white, and red dyed hair at top, sides, and projecting tip of hilt; long swatches of brown and grey/white hair hanging from top.
Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
The Dayaks: Peoples of the Borneo Rain Forest (Furness, Hiller, Harrison Borneo Collection) (25 Feb 1989 - 01 Jul 1990)
[Catalogue] Davenport, William H. et al. 1988. Expedition Magazine: Special Issue on Borneo Vol. 30, No. 1. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 38, a, b
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