A South Borneo " Parang Nabur' or "Parang Belabang"
The horn hilt with brass mounts.
The wooden scabbard with metal bands.
The curved blade with arabic inscription " Allah " Akbar"
The size of this example is cute and very suitable to make a wall display with a bigger example !
Size total: 62 cm.
Blade : 41 cm.
Thickness: 7 mm.
South Borneo , second half 19th century.
ref: Hendriks " Iets over de wapenfabricatie op Borneo"
B.F. Matthes " De Makassaarsche en Boeginesche kotika's "