FMNH 34636.1,.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 part bound with silver, upper end slightly carved. 57 cm. long. Sheath of 2 flat slightly carved piece of wood, upper and lower ends bound with thin cordage. over. | Collection: E.E. Ayer | Notes: | Price: | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 34636 / 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: 34636.1,.2
Description: knife and sheath for knife
Materials: metal, wood, 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: 1261135
GUID: 654d38a4-06fc-4c07-ab0b-f1833e03ef47