FMNH 34639.1,.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, upper end slightly carved. Length 50 cm. Sheath of two flat pieces of wood, ends slightly carved. Rattan wrapping at top. over. | Collection: E.E. Ayer | Notes: | Price: | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 34639 / 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 simpliest [sic]. Silver coins are furnishing the metal from which the ferrules are made. |
Catalog Number: 34639.1,.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: 1261164
GUID: 74572a4e-fc7f-4bd2-b6c3-002a1d83f2b3