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Object Number:42-30-367B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Java (uncertain)
Length: 39 cm
Width: 13.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:61 - Other Number


Sheath with kidney-shaped top (wrangka) of warm, honey colored wood strongly marked with dark streaks and splotches (kaju pelet). Wood sheath with brass covering (pendok) decorated on one side with three embossed medallions of leaves and fruits and on the other with a central band with a repeat motif of curls and spirals, flanked by triangles with leaves and fruits.


[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World.. Oxford University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 46View Objects related to this Type Citation
[Article] Fontaine, Patrice. 2005. Le Kriss: elements d'analyse stylistique.. pg. pp. 117-147 Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 6 A (c)View Objects related to this Type Citation
[Book] Groneman, Isaac. 2009. The Javanese Kris.. C. Zwartenkot Art Books - Leiden and KITLV Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 24, Inv. Nr. 58View Objects related to this Type Citation

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