From: Java

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 42-30-438B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Javanese
Provenience Java
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood

Wood sheath with polished, ship shaped wood top (wrangka), with a small, hooked protruberance at one bottom corner. Light colored one side. with a small round dark splotch; other side darker, with dark streaks (kaju pelet). Body of sheath (not attached to top) is wood with a brass covering (pendok): relief pattern of curling vines with leaves and roses. The word “Java” written in block letters on one side of top.

Length 41 cm
Width 14.3 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 541 - Collector Number

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