Thursday, September 24, 2015

Terms of the Day for September 23

  • Batik – a technique of decorating textiles by applying wax to resist dye.
  • Barung –  a thick, leaf-shaped, single-edged blade sword. It is a weapon used by Islamic tribes in the Southern Philippines.
  • Keris – an asymmetrical dagger most strongly associated with cultures of Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines.  It is famous for its distinctive wavy blade and elaborate decoration.

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