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Knife, D65.1145

Physical Description

Knife Parang. Unusual shaped blade. Narrow at hilt, widens to point 2/3 along length set at 45º to blade, then narrows to orthodox, straight tip. Green horn hilt, unguarded, rounded on one side, tri-panelled other. Unusual tri-projection pommel, no scabbard. Robbers knife. Blade has projection for catching victims.

Provenance

Collected with the help of the director of Muzium Negara in

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 496 x 96 x 30mm

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