From: Malay Peninsula

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Kris
Object Number 17754A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Malay
Provenience Malay Peninsula
Section Oceanian
Materials Metal | Wood

Wavy blade (9 curves), median ridge near point. Watery markings (pamor) in broad band down center, with raised texture. Cup (mendak) scalloped, engraved to resemble leaves. Light brown polished wood hilt carved as figure with arms crossed over chest, head bent. Raised ridge from shoulders along back of head.

Length 41.5 cm
Width 7.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of William Pepper, 1896

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