University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameKris
Object Number: 49-31-13A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Sumatran
Provenience: Sumatra
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 48cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Anton S. Lau, 1949
Other Number29-S-721 - Other Number

Description

Straight; fine and unusual pamor in thick lines; blade base: hollow, parallel grooves, dentiform frets extending past guard; gilded mendak with assembly of prongs, gilded repousse selut; hilt dark wood carved as Garuda? with nose broken off, neck attenuated


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