FMNH 34485.1,.2

  • Scanner: 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: Basilan | People: Moro. | Stock. | Name: "Kris" + Scabbard. Long tappering wavy blade. Carved guard. Handle wrapped in ornamental metal & ornamented with carved ivory. Wooden scabbard partly wrapped... | Collection: E.E. Ayer | Notes:...With split bamboo. over. | Price: | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 34485 | 1-2 | neg.#1b.P.434 | Acc. 982 | [ILLUSTRATION] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [BACK] | Such a weapon is possed by a man of wealth and authority. The blade is highly tempered and has incised lines near the hilt and running parallel to the blade. The hand grip is of beaten silver and the handle of Borneo ivory. | [1 photograph] |
  • 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: 34485.1,.2
Description: sword and scabbard (sheath) for sword
Materials: metal, ivory, wood, bamboo
Cultural Attribution: Moro
Locality: Philippines, Basilan Island, Mindanao, The Philippines
Accession Number: [982] E. E. Ayer (Gift)
Accession Year:
Continent: Asia
Country: Philippines
Province/State: Basilan Island
Collector/Source: E. E. Ayer : Field Museum of Natural History, E. E. Ayer : Field Museum of Natural History
IRN: 1259655
GUID: f2e19c05-9866-4bd7-9fa6-5d8c3e4424a4