From: Java

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number CIVIC1993.X.269
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Java
Section Oceanian
Materials Water Buffalo Horn

Miniature dagger with wavy handle (kris), carved from what appears to be water buffalo horn. Once probably had a metal ring around bottom of hilt, now missing. Round scalloped edged paper label with metal loop glued to blade.

Length 24.5 cm
Width 5.3 cm
Thickness 1.2 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1993.X.269 - Old Museum Number

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