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Ceremonial Sword (Tilan Kemarau)

early 19th century

Steel and wood, with brass inlay, horn, horsehair, rattan, cotton, bark and animal hide

4 × 8 × 63.5 cm (1 9/16 × 3 1/8 × 25 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.308
Geography: 
Made in Borneo, Malaysia
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
Iban
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Provenance: 

Seller: Frank (vendor reported that it came from Holland)

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.