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Kenyah parang ilang - Sarawak Museum

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Hilt of deer antler carved with man figure sitting on top of the dragon and turfed with hair; the handle plaited with rattan; sheath of Dyera spp. wood; sheath decorated with pineapple fibre and bone. The bone is carved with an anthropomorphic figure and other motifs; sheath lashed with rattan; belt string of rattan; small sheath of wild palm sheath; blade carved and inlaid with a metal tube. 

History

Session

M04

Rights owner

Durham University / Sarawak Museum

Title alt

Parang ilang Kenyah - Muzium Sarawak

Description alt

Hulu parang diukir dengan motif lelaki duduk diatas naga dan dihiasi dengan rambut; pemegang diikat dengan rotan; sarung parang diperbuat daripdada kayu jelutong; sarung parang dihiasi dengan serat nanas dan tulang. Tulang tersebut diukir dengan motif anthropomorphic dan motif lain; sarung parang diikat dengan rotan; sarung pisau diperbuat daripada upih sawit hutan; bilah parang diukir dan disertakan tiub logam

Cultural group

Kenyah

Participants

Peter anak Siman

Country

Malaysia

Place

Sarawak Museum, Kuching

Item/object

Parang ilang Kenyah

Museum name

Sarawak Museum

Museum collections documentation

88/5B

Intent

The research gap: the materials, the motifs and its symbolic meaning, the uses

Date of creation

2020-09-10

Unique ID

2019SG05-M04-0131