FMNH 114637.1,.2

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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History. | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 34-60 | Country: Luzon Isld., Philippine Islands. | Locality: Cagayan River. Dumabatu. | People: Ilongot. Stock. | Name: Knife and sheath (itan). Iron blade and handle. Flat, curved edge blade tapering to handle. Handle bound with brass strips, wire and rattan. Thin brass disk hand guard. Sheath of two thin flat pieces of light wood, partly covered with bark and strips of rattan. Curved, flaring end. Cordage waist string. | Collection: R.F. Cummings Expedition, (Wm. Jones, Collector 1908=09). | Notes: (over). | Width: | Length: 44 cm | Height: | Price: | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 114637 / 1-2 | ENT | 1 | Acc. 1096 | [ILLUSTRATION] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [BACK] Probably made at Kagadyanan or Pagin. Heel of blade notched slightly with file. Sheath of wood called betak; tail braced on each side with biyan reed; body wrapped with bark cloth and bejuca. |
Catalog Number: 114637.1,.2
Description: knife and sheath for knife
Materials: metal; iron, metal; brass, metal wire, rattan, wood, bark
Cultural Attribution: Ilongot
Accession Number: [1096] Ethnological Expedition to Luzon, Philippine Islands, to collect materials after the death of William Jones - Igorot Tribe; Ilongot Indians (Expedition)
Accession Year: 1910
Other Numbers: 1
District/County: Cagayan River
City/Town: Dumabatu
Collector/Source: Ethnological Expedition to Luzon, Philippine Islands, to collect materials after the death of William Jones - Igorot Tribe; Ilongot Indians, Mr. Willard Jones : Kavilco Incorporated, Stephen C. Simms : The Field Museum
EMu IRN: 1015359
GUID: 161ae663-be40-4159-99e8-e07aa804d832

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