• 000.027.006a+b

Kris

Object ID
000.027.006
Category
Tools and Equipment for Science and Technology, Dagger
Materials
Watered steel, brass, wood
Place Made
Madura, Indonesia
Description

A Javanese kris with wooden handle and sheath. The kris is made of watered steel, and the blades shape is a characteristic wavy pattern. Blade length is 39 cm. The wooden handle has a carved botanical and zoomorphic design, resembling a dragon's head. Wooden sheath has flat upward swept shoulders. This is affixed to lower wooden shaft of sheath. Circa 1880.