LARGE PARANG ilang Deer Horn~Dayak Borneo WEAPON SWORD - For Sale
LARGE PARANG ilang Deer Horn~Dayak Borneo WEAPON SWORD
rneoartifact item number: WE0707 Large Parang Ilang Hilt and scabbard decorated with several pieces of real antler / deer horn. 1990s collection, great condition. Total: 79 cm / 31.1 inches Blade only: 59 cm / 23.2 inches Ilang / small knife: 26 cm / 10.2 inches Weight: 1.4 kg / 3 lb After packing: 4.5 kg / 9.9 lb Parang ilang: In Mandau the ilang means double knife and only the Parang Ilang has this characteristics with 2 blades: the main sword and a small knife fitted at the back of the scabbard. Hilt(made of large deer horn) is adorn with tied motifs of a Dayak warrior figurine and Buah Berinjan / creeper vine. Along the scabbard / casing are many Buaya / crocodiles in swimming motion in a river (some in confronting motion), resembling life along the Sarawak rivers (where most traditional longhouses were built).