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Kris, Scabbard, D65.1039

Physical Description

Small slender blade, straight, minor widening at hilt end, curved one side, square other. Hilt one piece with blade in form of squatting human figure, flat profile large rounded head. Scabbard is made of mottled brown wood, curved sarongan, wider, longer on one side. On the scabbard it says, 'Knife used in childbirth'.

Provenance

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Kris): 247 x 26 x 15mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 270 x 113 x 18mm

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