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Sword

Native NameKris
Object Number:42-30-404
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moro
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Leather
Length: 62.6 cm
Width: 10 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:220 - Collector Number

Description

Sword. Wavy double-edged steel blade expanding into guard ornamented with death's head. Slight floral decoration in gold. Grip, bound with leather, terminates in carving of man's head. Kris.

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