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Sheath

Object Number:49-31-13B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sumatran
Provenience: Sumatra
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 42 cm
Width: 14.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Anton S. Lau, 1949
Other Number:29-S-721 - Other Number

Description

Top (wrangka) of vividly steaked, highly polished brown wood. Ship shaped, with only slightly swooping top corners. One lower corner rounded, the other with a small flat protrusion. Deep, broad hollow 1/3 of way along. Body of sheath (gandar) has repousse metal covering pendok) with leafy designs in diagonal bands. Crescent-shaped tip with 11 narrow radiating bands.

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