Gambier knife

This knife is a relic from possibly one of the last gambier plots in the Riau islands off Singapore. Gambier cultivation in Riau preceded the mass cultivation of gambier in Singapore during the 19th century.

Date/Period
20th century
Region
Riau Islands, Indonesia
Dimension
Object size: H3.3 x W20 x D6 cm
Accession No.
2005-01165
Material
wood, metal
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Category
Folklife Collection