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Dagger

Native NameKris
Object Number:49-31-36
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Balinese
Provenience: Bali (Indonesia)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 38.99 cm
Width: 8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Anton S. Lau, 1949
Other Number:29-B-75 - Other Number

Description

Straight blade with large, pronounced splotchy watery markings (pamor) down center. Short, bulbous, faceted hilt of polished brown wood with dark markings (kaju pelet). No cup or ring.

Bibliography:

[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World.. Oxford University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 48, Fig 10 (c)View Objects related to this Type Citation
[Article] Fontaine, Patrice. 2005. Le Kriss: elements d'analyse stylistique.. pg. pp. 117-147 Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 3, lView Objects related to this Type Citation

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