FMNH 129128.1,.2

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    Creator: Dustin Weddle : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology Collections
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History. | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 34-53 | Country: Philippine Islands. | Locality: Davao Gulf, Mindanao. | People: Bagobo. | Name: Poko:- Man's work knife. Peculiarly shaped blade. Handle of palma brava. Hand grip of woven rattan. Sheath -tampipi- is of rattan on a nearly rectangular wooden frame. Iron link belt. | Collection: R.F. Cummings Philippine Expeditions, 1909=1911. F.C. Cole, Collector. | Notes: Used for heavy work in the fields etc. Native forge work. (over) | Width: | Length: | Height: | Price: [Phillippine Peso symbol] 1.80 /.. | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 129128 / 1-2 | ENT | (1336) | Acc. 1139 ["1115" crossed out] | L | [ILLUSTRATION] [2 hand drawings] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] shape of knife. | sheath.| [BACK] |
Catalog Number: 129128.1,.2
Description: knife and sheath for knife
Materials: metal; steel, metal; iron, wood; palm wood (palma brava), rattan, wood
Cultural Attribution: Bagobo
Accession Number: [1139] Fifth R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippines Islands - ethnology - Manobo, Bilaan, and Divavaan Mandaya (Expedition)
Accession Year: 1911
Other Numbers: 1336
District/County: Davao Prov.
City/Town: Davao Gulf
Collector/Source: Fifth R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippines Islands - ethnology - Manobo, Bilaan, and Divavaan Mandaya, Dr. Fay-Cooper Cole : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology
EMu IRN: 1030710
GUID: 41b5aa2d-b4c3-4502-8959-c7a34fcf516a

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