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Kris with Sheath

Date:
16th–19th century
Geography:
Jawa; Jawa Tengah; Madura, Jawa Timur
Culture:
Javanese, grip, Mardura, scabbard, Central Jawa
Medium:
Steel, wood, pigment
Dimensions:
L. with sheath 21 in. (53.3 cm); L. without sheath 19 in. (48.3 cm); W. 3 in. (7.6 cm); Wt. 11.1 oz. (314.7 g); Wt. of sheath 5.4 oz. (153.1 g)
Classification:
Krisses
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.1120a, b
Not on view
George Cameron Stone, New York (by 1934–d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
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