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Sword

Native NameKris
Object Number:54-18-4
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moro
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Mindanao
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Peel
Length: 71 cm
Width: 12.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of F. Lieber, 1954

Description

Wavy blade with slight engraved decoration near tang and two slight grooves the length of the blade; "elephant tusk" hook opposite the wide side of the guard. Basketry bands around wooden grip; pommel missing.

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