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Dagger

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Native NameKris
Object Number:42-30-456A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Madurese
Provenience: Madura (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 46.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:539 - Other Number

Description

Wavy blade (9 curves) with watery markings (pamor). Small plain beaded ring (mendak) between blade and hilt. Large dark brown wood hilt, boldly carved with head of bird (parrot or cockatoo), beak pointing downwards.

Bibliography:

[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World.. Oxford University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 54View Objects related to this Type Citation

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