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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,.BDescription: knife and sheath for knifeMaterials: wood, metal, metal wire, rattan, cloth, plant fiber, metal; brass, shell; nacre - mother of pearl, leatherCultural Attribution: IlongotAccession Number:  D. G. Schultze (Purchase)Accession Year: 1967City/Town: Kakidugen VillageCollector/Source: Reverend Dell G. Schultze, Reverend Dell G. SchultzeEMu IRN: 1065961GUID: 0a8f12a2-1904-459d-86ba-c5819250befa
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