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Title

Sword with scabbard and amulet basket (belato sebua)


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Place where the work was made

Bawomataluo village Teluk Dalam South Nias Indonesia


Materials used

wood, iron brass, rattan, crocodile teeth and pigs’ tusks


Dimensions

72.0 x 18.0 x 15.0 cm :

a - sword; 65 x 8.5 x 5.8 cm

b - scabbard; 56 x 18 x 15 cm


Credit

Christopher Worrall Wilson Bequest 2010


Accession number

526.2010.a-b



Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


  • Glorious, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 May 2017–2019


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Unknown, Southeast Asian Tribal Art, Nov 1986, Plate 20 (colour illus.) unpaginated..