University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameKris
Object Number: 42-30-438A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Javanese
Provenience: Java
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Ivory
Length: 47cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number541 - Other Number

Description

Wavy double-edged blade with medial ridge on both sides; 3 curves; steel; elaborate gilt leaf design on both sides; blade base: elephant trunk on short end and leaf-like dentiform frets on long end; large elaborate selut with gold pellets and gold wire; stylized ivory hilt carved in minute scroll design


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