Northern Sumatra Weapon

 I will tell you about classic weapon in Indonesia  Rencong knife such as a blade. Rencong knife with a double curved brown horn handle. The steel blade is slightly curve and has a broadish back thickening towards a lightly engraved edge. The cutting edge lies along the inner side of the curve and ends in a decorative boss at the handle. The sheath is made of brown wood widening towards the top. The curved lower section has carved sarmentous design which is now visible. The sheath is bound in two places with dark brown cord. The rest of the sheath has stylized floral and geometrical design carved with a sharp instrument and now barely distinguishable. Collector unknown Aceh, Northern Sumatra. Length of knifeis sheath: 37 Cm; width of blade: 1.2 cm.