University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:42-30-460B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Javanese (uncertain)
Provenience: Java (uncertain)
Madura (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Length: 46.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:119 - Other Number

Description

Light-brown wood wrangka tanggal (intermediate/crescent moon) (?) (Groneman 202) flamed with black outlines (Groneman 16 #3139, 17 #216-409b); wood sheath covered with inset mottled horn (?) panel, which is then covered with blewah (slotted) nickel pendok, as from Madura (Groneman 23-4) or Java (Frey 43 or Grey 256), folded inwards at tip


Bibliography:

[Book] Groneman, Isaac. 2009. The Javanese Kris.. C. Zwartenkot Art Books - Leiden and KITLV Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 16 #3139, 17 #216-409b, 23-4, 202, 256View Objects related to this Type Citation
[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World.. Oxford University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 43View Objects related to this Type Citation

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