From: Cikeruh | Java

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Golok
Object Number 42-30-381A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Javanese
Provenience Cikeruh | Java
Section Oceanian
Materials Metal | Wood

Dagger with a long blade with slightly convex edge and concave back, sharp point. Deep groove along back. Curvilinear engraved decoration on both faces. Initials TJIKR engraved on one face near grip to indicate where it was made: Tjikeroeh (Cikeruh), a town in West Java. Light colored wood hilt carved in shape of stylized bird head.

Length 52.4 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 273 - Collector Number

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