FMNH 34472.2

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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Columbian Museum. | ENT | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 34-60 | Country: Philippine Islands | Locality: Sulu Archipelago | People: Moro? Stock. | Name: "Kriss" and scabbard. Straight wide, double edged blade. carved hilt. Cordage wrapped handle, end of which is orna=mented with long piece of carved ivory. Scabbard wrapped. over. | Collection: E.E. Ayer | Notes: [continuted from Name] with bands of split rattan and cordage. | Price: | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 34472 / 1-2 | Acc. 980 | [ILLUSTRATION] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [BACK] The straight Kris is a double-edged sword which is used both for cutting and thrusting. The ivory used in the handle of this weapon was secured from Borneo. |
Catalog Number: 34472.2
Description: scabbard (sheath)
Materials: metal, ivory, rattan, cordage
Cultural Attribution: Moro?
Locality: Philippines, Sulu Archipelago, Mindanao, The Philippines
Accession Number: [980] E. E. Ayer (Gift)
Accession Year:
Continent: Asia
Country: Philippines
Province/State: Sulu Archipelago
Collector/Source: E. E. Ayer : Field Museum of Natural History, E. E. Ayer : Field Museum of Natural History
IRN: 1418799
GUID: c21f1fe7-ea7a-4ddc-ba90-8a66271f34bf