- Museum number
Waist belt (with toggle) made of rattan, cord, silver, shell (cone).
- Production date
Height: 20 centimetres (attached to b)
Weight: 1.28 kilograms (attached to b)
Width: 108 centimetres (attached to b)
Depth: 11.50 centimetres (attached to b)
- Curator's comments
- Register Slip: 'Purchased (Christy Fund). 1880. (Carl Bock). Borneo. Mandau, with blade convex on one side, and inlaid with two rows of brass dots on both sides; bone handle delicately carved with hair at tip, rattan grip and gutta percha mount; sheath carved in openwork, with three bands of rattan; behind is a sheath of skin ornamented with coloured hair, gold drops, glass beads, a Chinese carved mother of pearl medallion, a tooth, &c.; this sheath contains a long handled knife, bound with copper wire, the end of handle of bone, carved. Waist belt of rattan and cord, joined by a silver loop cone shell toggle. The sheath is called sarong, the Knife, yu. Kenyah, C.H. [Charles Hose q.v.] This specimen belonged to the Pangeran Sosro; it was given to him by his father the Sultan; who had had it made by his own workmen at Tangaroeng [Tangerang].'
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
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- Additional IDs
CDMS number: As1880C8.84c (old CDMS no.)