FMNH 34645.1,.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. | People: Moro. | Stock. | Name: Barong & sheath. Long narrow eilliptical blade. Hard wood handle, lower part bound with wide band of silver engraved ornamentation, ends of upper part slightly curved Sheath of 2 flat pieces of hard wood, 4 groups of rattan binding. | Collection: E.E. Ayer. | Notes: Length of barong 64.5 cm. | Price: | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 34645 | 1-2 | 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. |
Catalog Number: 34645.1,.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: 1261034
GUID: 0e446748-24fc-480a-becc-25fe3c5a0ae3