From: Malay Peninsula

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Parang
Object Number 42-30-368B
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Malay Peninsula
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood

Single-edged steel blade, both edge and back slightly convex; blunt point tapered toward hilt. Cf. Phillippine barong. Curved wooden grip suggesting animal head. Flat, two-piece wooden sheath, roughly carved at top and on one face near bottom. Applied wooden loop for carrying cord. Rattan binding.

Length 52 cm
Width 6 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 52 - Collector Number

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