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Sheath

Native NameParang
Object Number:P1233B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kayan
Provenience: Borneo
Sarawak
Baram District
Date Made: Before 1897
Early Date: 1847
Late Date: 1897
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Bark
Hair
Glass
Rattan Peel
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

Description

Sheath consisting of two long flat pieces of wood held together by bands of braided rattan peel. One side dark, polished, with carved decoration in relief at end. Braided hanger loop. Two large beaded tassels.

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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