|April 12, 1926
Spelled mandau (in Malay and various Dayak languages). See Fig. V.25 (pp. 164-165) in Beyond the Java Sea: Art of Indonesia’s Outer Islands by Paul Michael Taylor & Lorraine V. Aragon. (New York & Washington D.C., Harry N. Abrams & National Museum of Natural History, 1991). Stirling originally wrote “kampilans” here in his handwritten journal (V2) but crossed it out to write “mandows.” Kampilan is the name used in the Philippines (an American colony in 1926) to refer to the long sword typically used in the Mindanao and Sulu region.