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Sword Hilt

19th century

Horn and animal bone, with rattan, horsehair, metal wire, and hair

11 × 22 × 8 cm (4 5/16 × 8 11/16 × 3 1/8 in.) base: 6.3 × 5 × 5 cm (2 1/2 × 1 15/16 × 1 15/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.310
Geography: 
Made in Borneo, Indonesia
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
probably Kayan
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: G. H. R. von Koenigswald, Frankfurt. Date acquired: 2007. Seller: Klefisch.

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