Proceedings of the International Conference on Arts and Design Education (ICADE 2018)

Kris as a Symbol of Statehood in Indonesia

Authors
Diana Aniesah Rahman, Juju Masunah
Corresponding Author
Diana Aniesah Rahman
Available Online February 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icade-18.2019.5How to use a DOI?
Keywords
kris; symbol; statehood
Abstract
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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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Conference on Arts and Design Education (ICADE 2018)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
February 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-671-6
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icade-18.2019.5How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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