FMNH 128759.nosub[1]

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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Chicago Natural History Museum—Ethnology | [Field Museum subject code written in red] 34-60 | Provenience: Philippines | People or Culture: Moro (see note on 128754) | Object: Kampilan - two handed war knife | Material: Wood, metal and Horsehair | Description: Decorative wooden handle. Woven bindings and horsehair tufts. Wooden guard. Carved metal blade. | Dimensions (in cm.): 105 centimeters | 45 Dr 5 | Collection: Presented by Mr. C.F. Merrill 10/16/64 in name of his brother Homer T., the collector (1934-1940). [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 128759 | Field No. | Neg. No. | Acc. 2839 | [BACK] [1 illustration] |
Catalog Number: 128759.nosub[1]
Description: war knife
Materials: metal, wood, animal hair; horse
Cultural Attribution: Moro
Accession Number: [2839] C. F. Merrill (Gift)
Accession Year: 1964
Collector/Source: C. F. Merrill, Homer T. Merrill
EMu IRN: 1030195
GUID: 0f2714d1-731b-43e5-945d-0df338b34e67

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