|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Malay Peninsula (uncertain)
|Credit Line:||Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942|
|Other Number:||519 - Other Number|
Sheath with ship shaped top (wrangka) of brown wood with streaky grain, curved at one end and squared-off at the other. Body of sheath (gandar) wood with brass covering (pendok) made in two parts, with squared off end. Shorter portion embossed with six curvy chevrons of leafy tendrils, longer portion with overall tendrils, leaves, flowers, fruits on one side, on the other triangular areas of tendrils, etc. top and bottom, diamond with Arabic (?) inscription in the middle.
|[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World.. Oxford University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Plates 6b, 7c||View Objects related to this Type Citation|
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