Loan Object

Sword Handle (Mandau)

late 19th–early 20th century

Horn, rattan, gutta percha sap and deer antler; carved, braided

11 x 7 x 3 cm (4 5/16 x 2 3/4 x 1 3/16 in.) base: 9 x 7 x 4 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/4 x 1 9/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.309
Culture: 
Dayak
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Geography: 
Made in Borneo
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Bruce Frank, New York. Seller: Frank.

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