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Langgai Tinggang - Sarawak Museum

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posted on 2023-03-01, 13:04 authored by Tracy Peter SamatTracy Peter Samat

Langgai Tinggang with bone handle and covered with brass; the hilt resembles the Orang Ulu motifs of Baram division; the blade carved with motif; sheath lashed with rattan; belt string of nylon.

History

Session

M04

Rights owner

Durham University / Sarawak Museum

Title alt

Langgai Tinggang - Muzium Sarawak

Description alt

Hulu Langgai Tinggang diperbuat daripada tulang dan ditutupi dengan tembaga; ukiran hulu parang menyerupai motif Orang Ulu Baram; bilah parang diukir; sarung parang diikat dengan rotan; tali sarung parang diperbuat daripada tali nilon

Cultural group

Iban

Participants

Peter anak Siman

Country

Malaysia

Place

Sarawak Museum, Kuching

Item/object

Langgai Tinggang

Museum name

Sarawak Museum

Museum collections documentation

71/198

Intent

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

Date of creation

2020-09-10

Unique ID

2019SG05-M04-0121