rare Antique Murut Dayak sword 'Parang Sangit'

Rare Antique Murut Dayak sword 'Parang Sangit'

A Scarce Murut Dayak sword from North Borneo, known as a Parang Sangit, a sword different from the Mandau or Parang Ihlang machete used by most of the other Dyak tribes of Kalimantan or Sarawak. Carved wooden hilt with brass mounts, the blade heavy steel inlaid with brass dots and motifs. 19th century. North Borneo/Southern Asia

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