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Title

Mandau sword


Artists

Unknown Artist


About

This example includes a second, smaller scabbard 'apis', made of palm leaf in which a small, secondary knife 'piso raout' is kept. It has a deer horn handle, a long straight hilt and a short blade.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, April 2015


Details


Place where the work was made

Kalimantan Indonesia


Cultural origin

Dayak, Kenyah- Kayan


Media category

Arms & armour


Materials used

deer horn , iron, wood, rattan, leaf fibre, glass bead


Dimensions

66.0 cm


Credit

Gift of Christopher Worrall Wilson 2010


Location

Not on display


Accession number

541.2010.a-c