15 5/8” blade of elongated wave form, of good controlled pattern, pattern welded steel. The medial in well scaled whorls and the edges in linear laminar patter. Foliate engraved gilt mendak. One piece ivory hilt as Garuda in bird form, bowing with right arm, crossed. Garuda is associated with (and sometimes consort of) Vishnu, fighter of injustice and destroyer of evil. That association defines the kris as an instrument of righteousness.