FMNH 34632.1,.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." crossed out] Sulu Archip. | People: Moro. Stock. | Name: Barong and sheath. Elliptical blade. Single edge, thick back. Silver and brass covered handle. End of handle, ornamental carved ivory, with shards of carabao horn. Sheather of 2 flat pieces of wood, bound with. over.| Collection: E.E. Ayer | Notes: [continued from Name] split rattan. Length of barong 63 cm. | Price: | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 34632 / 1-2 | Acc. 1000 | [ILLUSTRATION] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [BACK] Fighting knife of exceptional beauty. The possession of such a weapon marks the owner is a man of wealth and importance in the community. Each knife is the work of a native smith whose conveniences for working steel are of the simpliest [sic], but the blades he produces are highly tempered. Silver coins furnish the metal from which the ferrules are made, while the hilts are of polished ivory secured from Borneo. |
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    Description: Scan of exhibit label from past exhibition, "Ethnology of Philippines (Islands) Exhibition Hall H". Grouped by cultural attribution "Moro"
Catalog Number: 34632.1,.2
Description: knife and sheath for knife
Materials: metal, metal; silver, horn; water buffalo - carabao, metal; brass, ivory, wood
Cultural Attribution: Moro
Locality: Philippines, Sulu Archipelago, Mindanao, The Philippines
Accession Number: [1000] E. E. Ayer (Gift)
Accession Year: 1906
Continent: Asia
Country: Philippines
Province/State: Sulu Archipelago
Collector/Source: E. E. Ayer : Field Museum of Natural History, E. E. Ayer : Field Museum of Natural History
IRN: 1261208
GUID: 93bba0b2-b1c7-4b62-aff2-cff4dcac8d5c