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Native NameKris
Object Number:42-30-364A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Malay
Provenience: Malay Peninsula (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 29.3 cm
Width: 7.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:77 - Other Number

Description

Wavy, small, double-edged blade, tapering to blunt point, widening to guard. 7 curves; pamor. Plain hemispherical brass cup; brown polished wood hilt, in form of highly abstracted bird.


Bibliography:

[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World.. Oxford University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 50View Objects related to this Type Citation

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