Indonesian weapon given to donor's grandparents, Jacob Vander Putten (1880-1952) and Sara Wijnders Vander Putten (1882-1968) by Sara's brother. Her brother was in the Dutch Merchant Marines in the early 1900's. Jacob and Sara lived in Holland, MI. He was employed by Hart & Cooley. This weapon was hung on a 77.25" x 41.5" board covered in rust-colored batik material. Jacob hung the weapon for display.
Gift ofBos, Brenda E.