Hutama, Krishna (2003) Perkembangan Keris Jawa Tengah dari yang Bermakna Sakral, Simbolis Sampai ke Cenderamata. Masters thesis, Universitas Gajah Mada.

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This k ens comes under the category o stabbing weapons. f According to research made by experts, such stabbing weapons are found only in Southeast Asia, especially in the Archipelago. The keris has achieved its present form and function after a sufficiently long era of development. This evolution h as been in rhythm with the development o culture as a whole, aspecially in Java. Moreover, the f kens in its use implicates a vast part of life. Parallel to developments in culture and the social system, the function of t he kens underwent transformation. Having begun as stabbing weapon, the kens later became an object of reverence and respect, an object o workship, the symbol of the family ties, a sign f o service, rank or position, an item of luxury, a n artistic handiwork, f and jinally looked upon as a product af souvenir. Need of souvenir to supply demand from local and international tourist could be assumed that kens w as one o craft commodity with f good prospect. The impact of tourism very influential to change over the shape o craft according to the tourist demand. K ens f rom center f of Java souvenir that available for tourist was transmission media . value that realized as a n impression for tourist about everything they have got as long as their traveling. I n the marketing context, imagination or creation of value impressed that transferred on : souvenir w as a n important aspect to make tourism marketing successful. So that Central Java kens could be an associative bridge to recognize the culture witch is t he tourismplaced.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts Applied arts Decoration and ornament
Divisions: Faculty of Art and Design > Department of Product Design
Depositing User: FSRD Lib Trisakti
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2017 07:52
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2017 07:52

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