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Sword

Native NameParang
Object Number:P1235A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Borneo
Sarawak
Baram District
Date Made: Before 1897
Early Date: 1847
Late Date: 1897
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Iron
Bone
Hair
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

Description

Sword (parang). Handle of sword is intricately carved deer horn, with tufts of dark human hair and white goat's hair.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Dayaks: Peoples of the Borneo Rain Forest (Furness, Hiller, Harrison Borneo Collection) (25 Feb 1989 - 01 Jul 1990) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Furness, William H. 1902. The Home-Life of Borneo Head-Hunters.. J. B. Lippincott & Co. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: following p. 20View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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