Kris as a Symbol of Statehood in Indonesia
Diana Aniesah Rahman, Juju Masunah
Diana Aniesah Rahman
Available Online February 2019.
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- kris; symbol; statehood
- In Indonesia, the tradition on creating and using the kris has occurred since the kingdom era and it has been inherited to the family until now. The purpose of this article is to report the result of the study on the meaning of the kris as symbol of statehood in Indonesia. This qualitative study uses analytical descriptive method. The data are collected through the observation technique, interview, and documentation study. This study finds the concept of the kris making in which it has odd curves which are 3, 5, 7, and 9. The curve 3 means that the safety and prosperity of the country are the king’s responsibilities. This kris is used by the king. The kris with curve 5 signifies the maintenance of the forest and animal in the water. This kris is used by deputy king or patih.
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TY - CONF AU - Diana Aniesah Rahman AU - Juju Masunah PY - 2019/02 DA - 2019/02 TI - Kris as a Symbol of Statehood in Indonesia BT - Proceedings of the International Conference on Arts and Design Education (ICADE 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 20 EP - 22 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icade-18.2019.5 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icade-18.2019.5 ID - Rahman2019/02 ER -