Knife

Object ID
000.027.007
Category
Tools and Equipment for Science and Technology, Edged weapon
Materials
Wood; metal
Description

Kris with wooden handle and sheath. Kris blade is steel with characteristic wavy design. Blade length is 35.5 cm. Blade appears to have been welded to flat stock near handle. A loose metal covering cap sits atop this. Wooden handle is carved in curved shape of dragon's head. Sheath has two upward flaring shoulders for first section. This is affixed to lower section that slots into above with a mortise and tenon joint. One wing of the upper section has broken off.