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Sheath

Object Number:42-30-370B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Javanese
Provenience: Java (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 40 cm
Width: 16.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:66 - Other Number

Description

Flaring ship-shaped top (wrangka), of dark brown wood with strong stripy grain. Curved indentation borh sides. Wood sheath has metal cover (pendok) embossed on one side with flowers and leaves, damaged at top (some missing).

Bibliography:

[Article] Fontaine, Patrice. 2005. Le Kriss: elements d'analyse stylistique.. pg. pp. 117-147 Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 6 C ( j)View Objects related to this Type Citation

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