FMNH 34471.1,.2

  • Transcriber: Theodore Davies : Field Museum of Natural History
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Columbian Museum. | ENT | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 34-60 | Country: Philippine Islands | Locality: | People: Moro? Stock. | Name: "Kriss" and scabbard. Long, wavy blade. Handle wrapped with cordage, upper end ornamented with wide piece of carved ivory. Wooden scabbard. over. | Collection: E.E. Ayer | Notes: | Price: | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 34471 / 1-2 | Acc. 980 | [ILLUSTRATION] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [BACK] [line of text x'd out] Usually carried by men of wealth and influence. The blades are unusually well tempered; the ferrules are of silver and gold, while the handles are of ivory secured from Borneo. |
  • Scanner: Oscar Docto : Field Museum of Natural History
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    Description: Scan of exhibit label from past exhibition, "Ethnology of Philippines (Islands) Exhibition Hall H". Grouped by cultural attribution "Moro"
Catalog Number: 34471.1,.2
Description: sword and scabbard (sheath) for sword
Materials: metal, ivory, wood, cordage
Cultural Attribution: Moro?
Locality: Philippines, Philippines
Accession Number: [980] E. E. Ayer (Gift)
Accession Year:
Continent: Asia
Country: Philippines
Collector/Source: E. E. Ayer : Field Museum of Natural History, E. E. Ayer : Field Museum of Natural History
IRN: 1259560
GUID: 94e742d2-1b57-4193-883b-e3d8374935d2