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Sheath

Object Number:42-30-366B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Javanese
Provenience: Java
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Brass
Length: 43.7 cm
Width: 16 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:71 - Other Number

Description

Sheath with kidney-shaped top (wrangka), ridge on both faces. Body of sheath (gandar), which is continuous with top, is brown wood with circular grain patterns. Pllain brass covering (pendok), slotted on one side to reveal wood beneath.

Bibliography:

[Article] Fontaine, Patrice. 2005. Le Kriss: elements d'analyse stylistique.. pg. pp. 117-147 Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 6, B ( f)View Objects related to this Type Citation

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