FMNH 162984.A-.E

  • 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 bows. | 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, wrapped around rattan and tied at both ends. B. -Bow of rattan, similar to A, except strings knotted through slit at one end, wrapped around other end. C. -Fiddle of brown wood. Peg box, neck, body carved of solid piece. Crude human head carved at top of peg box. 3 paddle-shaped pegs in peg box. Body is hollow with thin board placed over front. Diamond-shaped hole cut in center of [continued on back]. | Dimensions (in cm.): A-L: 51.60, B-L: 57.70 C-L: 56.75 | Collection: Purchased from Rev. Dell G. Schultze 27 June 1967. | [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 162984 A-C-E | Field No. 3 | Neg. No. A6 | Acc. 2958 | [ILLUSTRATION] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [BACK] [continued from front] front board. Indentations on either side of body. 3 strings of twisted black human hair, tied near lower end to 2 plant-fiber strings which are stretched under bottom and tied through 2 holes at lower end of back. Strings pass over 2 bridges. D. -Thin wide bridge; flaring bottom of scalloped edges, U-shaped cutout at base. E.- Thicker, pentagonal bridge with flaring bottom, U-shaped cutout at base, V-shaped notches cut into points of base. Acc. collector: "Usually only played by the men, who play their head-hunting songs and others on it.". | [1 photograph] |
Catalog Number: 162984.A-.E
Description: fiddle, bows, bridges
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: 1065930
GUID: 7a82123f-59ab-4e7e-9811-f8a6093ffe88