Forensic Fashion
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>Costume Studies
>>1831 Penins, Malay panglima
>>>kris daggers
>>>>keris kerdas
Subjectpanglima rebel chief
Culture: Peninsular Malay
Setting: Malay Peninsula late 18-19thc
Objectkeris kerdas dagger

​Royal Armouries Museum > Oriental Gallery *
​"Sword (kris Peninsula Malayan [SIC]
The wooden hilt, in the form of a Garuda figure, is less inclined than comparable Sulawesi examples.
  The blade has seven waves or lok [NOTE: There are clearly more than seven waves], and its pamor would reappear on cleaning." ...

* Sunda Land
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