Moro Kris, Mindanao
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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Oceanic: Weapons: Pre 1940: item # 994667
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|A Moro Kris, Maguindadao Matito with a heavy fighting blade in original scabbard. Maguindadao Matito are carried by the warriors of the Maguindadao Tribe of Mindanao. The wood hilt is cane wrapped and in very good condition. The well crafted, straight blade has only one very small nick in the edge and a few light areas of darkening. The scabbard is undamaged but is loosening at the seams. One of the best original and complete mid 19th Century Kris that we have had. Kris is 26.25" overall length, blade 23.25" and Kris in scabbard 28.5. EX. Butterfield & Butterfield March 1998.|