FMNH 162995.A,.B

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    Scanner: Theodore Davies : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology
    Transcriber: Aislinn Sanders : University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Department of Anthropology
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Chicago Natural History Museum—Ethnology | [Field Museum subject code written in red] 34-60 | Provenience: Phillipines. Luzon Island. Village of KakidugÈn. | People or Culture: Ilongot. | Object: Knife, sheath. | Material: Wood, metal, metal wire, rattan, cloth, plant fiber, brass plate, mother-of-pearl, leather. | Description: Knife - (used for headhunting) A-sheath, carved of wood to fit knife, with ornamental wire in geometric patterns; point of sheath is carved decorative section with lozenge-shaped mother-of-pearl on wire links. Small curved piece of wood on body side for use in proper carrying; cloth wound around middle of body of sheath. B-Knife, curved, with wood, brass, and rattan handle. | Dimensions (in cm.): A-L: 53.20; B-L: 50.32 | Collection: Purchased from Rev. Dell G. Schultze 27 June 1967. | [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 162995 | A-B | Field No. 13 | Neg. No 11 neg.Alb.P.406 | Acc. 2958 | [BACK] The headhunting knife always shaped like this, with few exception. It is only used for headhunting, not for work, The sheath is decorated by the men with wire, after they finish constructing it, then the women add yarn or other decoration. It is worn tightly at the hip. | [2 photographs] |
Catalog Number: 162995.A,.B
Description: knife and sheath for knife
Materials: wood, metal, metal wire, rattan, cloth, plant fiber, metal; brass, shell; nacre - mother of pearl, leather
Cultural Attribution: Ilongot
Accession Number: [2958] D. G. Schultze (Purchase)
Accession Year: 1967
City/Town: Kakidugen Village
Collector/Source: Reverend Dell G. Schultze, Reverend Dell G. Schultze
EMu IRN: 1065961
GUID: 0a8f12a2-1904-459d-86ba-c5819250befa

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