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Dagger

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Object Number:49-31-2A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Sumatra
Achin
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Ivory
Gemstone
Length: 33.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Anton S. Lau, 1949
Other Number:29-S-719 - Other Number

Description

Siwaih. Hilt: a submarine root, rich coloring; capped on top with enameled gold, set with diamonds (zircons?); enameled gold sleeve with four rows of projections petals. Blade: reversed curve with three grooves. Similar to 49-31-1 but larger. Sheath: ebody with ivory projection at one side of top, the end covered with enameled gold mount set with diamonds (zircons?); 3 narrow metal bands; ivory chape.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Weapons and Defense (27 Oct 1951 - 06 Jan 1952) View Objects in Exhibition

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