Ibrahim, Fawazul Khair (2004) The zoomorphic forms in traditional keris hilts. Jurnal Alam Bina, 6 (1). pp. 1-18. ISSN 1511-1369
In traditional keris hilts, there are several types of images representing the handle. The zoomorphic forms are one of them, which used several animals as the keris hilts. This article looks into three major animals, namely, horse, elephant and insect. It is discovered that these three types of animals have gone through three major evolutions. The article will discuss each type, particularly on the form, the origin, the materials used and the surface treatment decorating the form.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||keris, zoomorphic forms, traditional hilts, hybrid, classification|
|Subjects:||N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts Applied arts Decoration and ornament|
|Deposited By:||Ms Zalinda Shuratman|
|Deposited On:||12 May 2009 03:17|
|Last Modified:||02 Jun 2010 01:57|
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