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Dayak Mandau Ilang Small Knives, Borneo

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Detail: This is a pair of knives. The Parang Ilang (or Mandau) means double knife because it has a sword and a small knife fitted in the back of the sheath. These two knives are the “small knives” and they come from the Dayak tribe of Borneo. The scabbards are adorned with Iban warriors and rattan bands. Small age cracks do not alter the weapon’s performance. These are made of billion wood and are from the mid-1900’s. Good condition. For the Serious Collector.

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