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Aboriginal Ornament selected from the International Exhibition London 1862 for Henry Christy

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Description

Drawing; pl. 43, fig1; a sword handle of brass, decorated in a pattern of small cords arranged in leaf-like loops; fig. 2; a sword sheath of dark brown wood; a floral ornament neatly carved in low relief surrounds the upper part with an intricate plait of straw wrapped round the sheath immediately below the carving. Borneo.

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Location

Kalimantan, Indonesia

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