FMNH 34640.1,.2

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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: Philippines | Locality: Mindanao Isld. - Zamboanga Dist. | People: Moro. Stock. | Name: Barong and sheath. Elliptical blade. Hard wood handle, lower half bound with wide band of silver, covered with cordage, upper end slightly curved. 1 [piece] of twisted cotton cloth attached to handle. Sheath of 2 flat pieces of wood. Rattan and cordage wrapping. over. | Collection: E.E. Ayer | Notes: Length of barong 58 cm.| Price: | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 34640 / 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 simpliest [sic]. Silver coins are furnishing the metal from which the ferrules are made. [1 photograph] |
Catalog Number: 34640.1,.2
Description: knife and sheath for knife
Materials: metal, wood, silver, rattan, cordage
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: 1260853
GUID: 257b5a40-f2f5-4039-a9b0-3046cb0910eb