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Dagger Sheath

Object Number:42-30-444B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Javanese
Provenience: Java
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Metal
Length: 43 cm
Width: 18 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:30 N S 19325 - Other Number
332 - Other Number

Description

Wood sheath with ship shaped top (wrangka) with swooping points, wood grain patterning (kaju pelet vaguely resembling two birds ). Body of sheath has brass covering (pendok) embossed on one side with geometric designs bordered by lines of flowers and leaves. Brass covering damaged at upper end. Other number (19325) written on one side of top, numeral 85 on other. Top and body of sheath are separated.

Bibliography:

[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World.. Oxford University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. 8 (a)View Objects related to this Type Citation
[Article] Fontaine, Patrice. 2005. Le Kriss: elements d'analyse stylistique.. pg. pp. 117-147 Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 6 C ( j)View Objects related to this Type Citation

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