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Sheath

Native NameParang
Object Number:P1234B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kenyah
Provenience: Borneo
Sarawak
Baram District
Date Made: Before 1897
Early Date: 1847
Late Date: 1897
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Bark
Glass
Rattan Peel
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

Description

Sheath consisting of two flat pieces of wood lashed together. One side dark, polished, deoratively carved, with two scraps of red-brown and yellowish fur, long tufts of dark brown and greyish hair, small tufts of white hair. Hanger loop of braided rattan peel (?), with two large tassels of tiny yellow, black and red beads. with hanger, two beaded tassels.

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Davenport, William H. 1988. "Expedition Magazine: Special Issue on Borneo Vol. 30, No. 1". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 38 (c)View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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