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Native NameKlewang
Object Number:29-9-21
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Date Made: ca. 1900
Early Date: 1890
Late Date: 1910
Length: 58.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Richard E. Norton, 1929


Machete. Long, thin, virtually straight steel blade with single cutting edge, narrowing slightly towards straight-across tip. Wooden handle, flaring and slightly curved.


[Book] Wiley, Mark V. 1997. "Philippine Arms & Armor in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology".. Journal of Asian Martial Arts. Vol. 6, No. 3. pg. 96-107 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 103 (Fig. 5) (right)View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Wiley, Mark V. 1996. Filipino Martial Culture.. Charles E. Tuttle Company. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 124, top photo, bottomView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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