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Dagger (kris) and sheath

Steel, hardwood, gold | 19.0 cm (Width) x 5.0 cm (Depth); 51.0 cm (Length) (parts .a and .b together) | RCIN 62910

Grand Vestibule, Windsor Castle

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  • A Malay kris, the gold handle chased as a grotesque animal with foliate decorated. The double-edged wavy watered steel blade with a central ridge on both sides. The base of the blade overlaid with gilt foliage and flowers. Hardwood sheath encased in gold, decorated with reserves of scrolls and foliage,

    Presented by Sir W. Burrough, 1 November 1818

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    Steel, hardwood, gold


    19.0 cm (Width) x 5.0 cm (Depth); 51.0 cm (Length) (parts .a and .b together)

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