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Dagger

Native NameKris
Object Number:49-31-43A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Balinese
Provenience: Bali (Indonesia)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 53.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Anton S. Lau, 1949
Other Number:29-J-71 - Other Number

Description

Straight blade with irregular circular pamor; blade base: elephant trunk and hollow on short end, parallel grooves on center, and a few dentiform frets on long end of guard; gilt repousse mendak and selut; hilt: red-brown wood, carved as slender seated raksasa with long hair and protruding abdomen

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Weapons and Defense (27 Oct 1951 - 06 Jan 1952) View Objects in Exhibition

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