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Sheath

Object Number:42-30-445B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Javanese
Provenience: Java
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Length: 26 cm
Width: 11 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:300 - Other Number

Description

Sheath of light brown wood with plain kidney-shaped top (wrangka) and undecorated body (gandar). Longer side of wrangka ends in a straight angle rather than the usual hooked curve. Top and bottom separated and not correctly aligned. Modern sheath for old dagger?

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