Rawit Batak Small

IN24 Rawit

Code IN24

The rawit is a small utility knife of the Batak tribes, Sumatra. It serves various purposes such as splitting rattan.  The blade is straight in the back and has a slightly recurved blade.  Rawit means "to cost, to slice, to pare, to trim." This one is razor sharp and far heavier than you would guess from its dimimutive size.

  • Total length is 8-1/2"
  • Blade length is 5-3/4"
  • Blade at widest is 5/8"
  • Blade at thickest is 7/32"
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Edged Weapons of the Indonesian Archipelago