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We are offering this great example of a Mandau peoples of Borneo Dayak sword which is commonly referred to as a Headhunter's sword. This sword comes with intricately carved bone handle, probably Cow but could also be a much more sinister material that is further adorned with died human hair and the handle is wrapped with fine cord. The sword has a carved and decorated scabbard with wrappings and leather work that is further decorated with a variety of died human hair and also some bead work. There is general damage and overall wear to this unique object.

The sword with the scabbard measures 27 5/8 Inches (70.2 cm) long and 2 1/8 Inches (5.5 cm) wide.

ITEM ID
RLT-247
ITEM TYPE
Antique

Antique Mandau Dayak Borneo Headhunters Sword

$1,300

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