FMNH 129773.1,.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: Philippine Islands. | Locality: South Central Mindanao. | People: (Manobo.) Kulaman | Name: Kamfilan:- Man's fighting knife and sheath. Brass ferrule, wooden hilt. Wooden sheath has designs cut in. Upper part covered with cloth. Hemp carrying cord goes about waist like belt. | Collection: R.F. Cummings Philippine Expedition, 1909-1911. F.C. Cole, Collector. | Notes: It is probably that the blades of this and all the following nos. are of Moro manufacture (over). | Width: | Length: | Height: | Price: Trade. | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 129773 | ENT | (1548) | Neg. Alb. p.471 | Acc. 1139 ["1115" crossed out with x's] | L | [ILLUSTRATION] [1 hand drawing] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] shape of blade. | [BACK] however they are used by all the men and belong to their culture. The ferrules and hilts and sheaths are mostly of Kulaman make. The edges of these blades are of steel welded to the iron knife proper. Sheaths generally called lumadin. [1 photograph] |
Catalog Number: 129773.1,.2
Description: knife and sheath for knife
Materials: metal, wood, brass, hemp
Cultural Attribution: Kulaman (Manobo)
Locality: Philippines, Mindanao Island, Mindanao, The Philippines
Accession Number: [1139] Fifth R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippines Islands - ethnology - Manobo, Bilaan, and Divavaan Mandaya (Expedition)
Accession Year: 1911
Other Numbers: 1548
Continent: Asia
Country: Philippines
Province/State: Mindanao Island
Collector/Source: Fifth R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippines Islands - ethnology - Manobo, Bilaan, and Divavaan Mandaya, F.C. Cole : The Field Museum
IRN: 1031085
GUID: 7b39f6f8-551a-41f5-bc61-293b9156ebdb