FMNH 41565.1,.2

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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History--Ethnology | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 34-60 | Provenience: Philippines. | People or Culture: Moro. | Object: Barong-Bolo knife and sheath. | Material: Wood, steel, bronze, leather | Description: A. Knife, lanceolate leaf shaped, single edge, slightly convexed at back side, broadly convexed at sharp side, converging to sharp point. Bronze band at base of hilt which is recurved. B. Sheath of plain dark wood, slightly tapered at base, projecting out and down at hilt end (one projection broken), short leather guard on one side. | Dimensions (in cm.): Blade: 43 L, 7 W. Hilt: 18 L. Band 2.2 Sheath: 44 L, 7.5 W.| Collection: Gift of: Swanson, David G. June 28, 1978 | [LEFT MARGIN] ENT | A | 41565 A & B | ENT | Field No. | Neg. No. Alb. p.483 and 206 | Acc. 3380 | [ILLUSTRATION] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [BACK] [2 photographs] |
Catalog Number: 41565.1,.2
Description: knife and sheath for knife
Materials: wood, metal; bronze, metal; steel, leather
Cultural Attribution: Moro
Locality: Philippines, Philippines
Accession Number: [3380] D. G. Swanson (Gift)
Accession Year:
Continent: Asia
Country: Philippines
Collector/Source: D. G. Swanson, J. C. Mueller
IRN: 1271131
GUID: 67fac52f-9ca9-48f5-8beb-735301ac52b7