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Sheath

Object Number:42-30-369B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bugis
Provenience: Sulawesi (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Length: 46 cm
Width: 17.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:63 - Other Number

Description

Sheath (wrangka) of beautiful polished wood, with two opinted corners at top and one curved and one square corner on bottom. Square corner decoratively carved. Top not continuous with body of sheath (gandar), which is a different kind of wood, with an inlay of darker wood at the tip.

Bibliography:

[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World.. Oxford University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 48 (Fig 10b) and Plate 12aView Objects related to this Type Citation

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