Join Date: May 2006
Yes, I have also often wondered at the variety in Madura wrongkos. There`s a lot of variety in the handles too.
Regarding the photos that have already been posted:-
VVV--- I don't think this is a Solo style wrongko, it appears to me to be East Jawa; Madura is of course a part of East Jawa. The handle looks like an old North Coast one, not Madura.
Rick---why do you think this is Madura dress? The wrongko is Jogja, although the handle is Madura.
Here are few Madura wrongkos from my own collection. I`ve left handles and blades, and mendak out of it for the time being, to allow us to focus on just one element of dress at a time.