FMNH 162986.nosub[1]

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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 Paket. | People or Culture: Ilongot. | Object: Musical instrument. | Material: Bamboo, wood. | Description: Bamboo cylinder pierced at each end. Six slivers of bamboo skin has been incised equi-distant from top to bottom to create "strings". New strings have been cut on either side of broken ones. Moveable wooden bridges are placed under each string to mise it from the surface. There is a band at each end of the cylinder which can be moved to loosen or tauten the strings. Acc; Collector; "This is played while sitting down with one end (over) | Dimensions (in cm.): Length - 80.38 | Collection: Purchased from Rev. Dell G. Schultze 27 June 1967. | [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 162986 | Field No. 4 | Neg. No. Neg. Alb. p.433 | Acc. 2958 | [ILLUSTRATION] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [BACK] [continued from front] against the stomach or groin and other end held by the big toe. Five strings are usually used; two plucked by each hand and the other, the top on is utilized by a second party who has two pieces of bamboo and beats the rhythm. It is played by both men and women and used for the headhunting dance." [2 photographs] |
Catalog Number: 162986.nosub[1]
Description: musical instrument
Materials: bamboo, wood
Cultural Attribution: Ilongot
Accession Number: [2958] D. G. Schultze (Purchase)
Accession Year: 1967
Other Numbers: 4
City/Town: Paket Village
Collector/Source: Reverend Dell G. Schultze, Reverend Dell G. Schultze
EMu IRN: 1065953
GUID: 4e871122-8b21-485f-9529-55e9efcf770c

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