FMNH 34646.1,.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. | People: Moro. | Stock. | Name: Barong & sheath. Long narrow eilliptical blade. Hard wood handle, lower part bound with silver & partly wrapped with plaited cordage. Sheath of 2 flat pieces of wood, one side of upper end carved. Greater part wrapped with rattan. | Collection: E.E. Ayer. | Notes: | Price: | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 34646 | 1-2 | NEG.ALB.P 476 | 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: 34646.1,.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: 1261045
GUID: 5ebeb83a-2520-49a4-9156-17cbc0ba04fc