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Dagger

Native NameKris
Object Number:49-31-13A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sumatran
Provenience: Sumatra
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 48 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Anton S. Lau, 1949
Other Number:29-S-721 - Other Number

Description

Straight blade, dark-colored with pronounced wavy and splotchy watery markings (pamor). Hilt dark brown polished wood in form of seated demon (raksasa) with exaggerated extended neck. Beteween hilt and blade a large gilded cup (selut) and beaded and pronged ring (mendak).

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