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Sword

Native NameKris
Object Number:54-18-6
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moro
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Mindanao
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Ivory
Plant Fiber
Length: 73 cm
Width: 11.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of F. Lieber, 1954

Description

Wavy blade; "elephant tusk" hook opposite the wide side of the guard; basketry bands surround grip; pommel of ivory in form of completely conventinoalized flying bird.

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