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Parang jimpul - Sarawak Museum

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

Parang jimpul with handle of bone, carved and turfed with hair; blade slightly curved; sheath of yellow meranti wood dyed with natural dye and adorned with hair of black, red and beige colours

History

Session

M04

Rights owner

Durham University / Sarawak Museum

Title alt

Parang jimpul - Muzium Sarawak

Description alt

Hulu parang diperbuat daripada tulang dan diukir kemudian dihiasi dengan rambut; bilah parang agak melengkung; sarung parang diperbuat daripada kayu meranti kuning dan dicat menggunakan pewarna semulajadi kemudian dihiasi dengan rambut/bulu dalam tiga warna iaitu hitam, merah dan kuning langsat

Cultural group

Iban

Participants

Peter anak Siman

Country

Malaysia

Place

Sarawak Museum, Kuching

Item/object

Parang jimpul

Museum name

Sarawak Museum

Museum collections documentation

67/14

Intent

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

Date of creation

2020-10-08

Unique ID

2019SG05-M04-0120