Dagger Sheath


From: Java

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 42-30-444B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Javanese
Provenience Java
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood | Metal

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.

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 332 - Collector Number | 30 N S 19325 - Dealer's Number | 85 - Other Number

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