FMNH 34642.1,.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: Mindanao Island; Zamboanga Dist. | People: Moro. | Stock. | Name: Barong & sheath. Elliptical blade. Hand-woven handle, lower half bound with wide band of silver, ends of upper half slightly curved. Sheath of 2 flat pieces of wood, bindings of solid rattan. Length of barong 60 cm. | Collection: E.E. Ayer. | Notes: | Price: | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 34642 | 1-2 | NEG.ALB.P 434 | Acc. 1000 | [ILLUSTRATION] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [BACK] Weapons for use in close combat. Each knife is the work of a native smith whose conveniences for working steel are of the simplest. Silver coins furnish the metal from which the ferrules are made. | [1 photograph] |
Catalog Number: 34642.1,.2
Description: knife and sheath for knife
Materials: metal, wood, silver, rattan
Cultural Attribution: Moro
Locality: Philippines, Mindanao Island, Mindanao, The Philippines
Accession Number: [1000] E. E. Ayer (Gift)
Accession Year: 1906
Continent: Asia
Country: Philippines
Province/State: Mindanao Island
Collector/Source: E. E. Ayer : Field Museum of Natural History, E. E. Ayer : Field Museum of Natural History
IRN: 1260048
GUID: 3fced7ec-51a2-4195-954d-02f76396ef15