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Sword

Native NameParang
Object Number:P1233A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kayan
Provenience: Borneo
Sarawak
Baram District
Date Made: Before 1897
Early Date: 1847
Late Date: 1897
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Antler
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

Description

Sword (parang). Long straight iron blade, swelling to triangular end. Backof blade decorated with indistinct zig-zag pattern. Angled hilt cared from antler. Peel binding in herringbone pattern, metal ring.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989) View Objects in Exhibition

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