All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Edged Weapons : Pre 1980 item #1317190 (stock #3166)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
Complete set of “machete”, scabbard and small “piru” carving knives from the nomadic Penan/Punan people of Sarawak. I bought this from a villager at a Penan “reservation” Batu Bungan outside of Gunung Mulu Park. Although the side scabbard is made of vinyl stitched on with monofilament fishing line the technique for making the blades are completely traditional...