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Sword

Native NameKris
Object Number:54-18-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moro
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Mindanao
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Horn (animal part)
Plant Fiber
Length: 62 cm
Width: 11.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of F. Lieber, 1954

Description

Sword. Slightly wavy blade; "elephant tusk" hook opposite the wide side of the guard; inlaid chevron, dot and scroll design on blade near hilt (most of inlay missing). Grip cord-wrapped; flat horn and silver pommel. Kris.

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