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Dagger (kris) and sheath

Steel, wood | 20.5 cm (Width) x 3.5 cm (Depth); 45.9 cm (Length) (whole object) | RCIN 62605

Grand Vestibule, Windsor Castle

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  • A Malaysian kris with a plain double-edged blade and brown wooden handle carved with flutes. Carved brown wood sheath decorated with a repeating scroll pattern at mouthpiece and chape.

    Recorded in the Catalogue of Arms at Carlton House with the note 'This krees [sic] is used by the Malays and the people of Malacca and all the Malaka Coast.' Later transferred to the North Corridor of Windsor Castle.

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    Steel, wood


    20.5 cm (Width) x 3.5 cm (Depth); 45.9 cm (Length) (whole object)

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