From: Philippine Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Kampilan
Object Number 41-34-23A
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Philippine Islands
Section Oceanian
Materials Metal | Wood | Peel

Sword. Kampilan. Heavy sword with a long, straight single-edged blade, broadening slightly to point, which has an angled side with a small protruding barb. Bifurcated wooden handle, possibly representing the open jaws of a crocodile. partly bound with basketry and fibre braids. Wooden guard with looped metal band on one side.

Length 99.8 cm
Width 14.3 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Austin Gray, 1941
Other Number CG911101-8296 - Found in Collection Number

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