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Dagger

Native NameKris
Object Number:49-31-4B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Balinese
Provenience: Bali (Indonesia)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 39 cm
Width: 8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Anton S. Lau, 1949
Other Number:29-B-75 - Other Number

Description

Straight blade; pamor with large continuous design down blade (wos wutah?); plain blade base with hollow on short end; Java style of Bali kaju pelet wood hilt (Frey 46, 48 Fig 10), 6-sided, no mask carvings

Bibliography:

[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World.. Oxford University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 46, 48 Fig 10View Objects related to this Type Citation

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