From: Bali (uncertain) | Java (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Kris
Object Number 49-31-39A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Javanese (uncertain)
Provenience Bali (uncertain) | Java (uncertain)
Section Oceanian
Materials Metal | Wood

Narrow blade, wavy (11 curves), with median ridge. Watery patterning (pamor) in splotches on both sides of ridge. Brown wood hilt, slightly bent, carved as demon (raksasa) with very stylized curling hair and series of elongated backwards "S" scroll patterns on body (possibly "eternal knot motif") .

Length 46 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Anton S. Lau, 1949
Other Number 29-J-67 - Other Number

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