FMNH 162983.A-.C

  • Creator:Sarah Carlson : Field Museum of Natural History
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History - Ethnology. | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 34-45 | Provenience: Philippine Islands, Luzon Island, Village of Pengezaben. | People or Culture: Ilongot. | Object: Fiddle and bow. | Material: Wood, rattan, human hair, plant fiber. | Description: A. -Bow of rattan, curved. One end curved back at handle. Both ends frayed for decoration. Strung with black human hair, knotted through slit at one end, wrapped around other end. B. -Fiddle of light colored wood. Peg box, neck, body carved of single piece. Pentagonal body hollowed out with thin board covering front, pegged at top, bound at bottom with rattan strip. K-shaped hole out in center of front. Peg box has 3 pegs: 1. paddle-shaped; 2. cylindrical. 3. string of twisted black human hair tied at lower end [continued on back]. | Dimensions (in cm.): A-L: 56.50, B-L: 54.60 | Collection: Purchased from Rev. Dell G. Schultze 27 June 1967. | [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 162983 A-C | Field No. 3 | Neg. No. 11 | Acc. 2958 | [ILLUSTRATION] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [BACK] [continued from front] to 2 plant fiber strings which are stretched under bottom and threaded through holes at lower end of back. Rattan loop at tip of peg box. Strings pass over (C) high, pentagonal bridge with flaring base and U-shaped cutout at bottom. Letters "P", "T" burned on side of bridge. Acc. collector: "Usually only played by the men, who play their head-hunting songs and others on it.". | [1 photograph] |
Catalog Number: 162983.A-.C
Description: fiddle and bow
Materials: wood, rattan, human remains; hair, plant fiber
Cultural Attribution: Ilongot
Locality: Philippines, Luzon Island, Pengezaben Village, Luzon, The Philippines
Accession Number: [2958] D. G. Schultze (Purchase)
Accession Year: 1967
Other Numbers: 3
Continent: Asia
Country: Philippines
Province/State: Luzon Island
City/Town: Pengezaben Village
Collector/Source: D. G. Schultze, D. G. Schultze
IRN: 1065929
GUID: 8f591a75-d78c-489c-9631-24ca610b1cf7