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Dayak harvesting knife 'ani ani' #11 (BTT11)

At rice harvest, traditional society can not use the sickle or machete to harvest the rice, they should use the ani-ani, a small knife can be concealed in the palm of the hand. Dayak people believe that the goddess of rice is a subtle and gentle soul, would be terrified to see a large sharp weapon such as sickle or machete. In addition there is a belief that will be harvested rice, which is also the embodiment of the goddess, should be treated with respect and tender cut one by one, can not so easily be cleared away roughly. To this faith tradition is still widely practiced, such as traditional ceremonies Dayak community harvest

Item Weight : 52g
Dimension : 7.5cm x 16cm x 10.2cm

Price : 168.00 USD
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