FMNH 108911.1

  • Transcriber: Theodore Davies : Field Museum of Natural History
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History. | ENT | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 34-56 | Country: Luzon, P.I. (Baac) | Locality: Abra. | People: Tinguian. Stock. | Name: Woman's spinning outfit. Shallow basket - bandika. Leaf wrapped about the cotton - poyod. Bamboo stick, attached to leaf as holder - tokdau. Spindle - ti-ti-bwau. Basket is decorated with black bamboo (over) | Collection: R.F. Cummings Expedition. (F.C. Cole, 1907=8). | Notes: See over | Width: | Length: | Height: | Price: [Philippine peso symbol] .15 | [1 photograph] [LEFT MARGIN] A | 108911 / 1-4 | 396 | Neg. Alb. p.364 | Acc. 1060 | [ILLUSTRATION] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [BACK] Basket holds cotton and outfit. A bit of thread is twisted, with the fingers, from the lower end of the cotton. This is attached to spindle just above the disk. Operator hold stick in left hand, sits on the ground and with right hand rubs spindle rapidly against naked thigh, then allows it to spin on a stone or piece of hide. As it spins it twists out new thread. Arm of operator raised up as thread is made. When spindle stops, new thread is wound up, above the disk, and process repeated. |
  • 108911.1 bamboo spinning outfit
    Photographer: Alpha Sadcopen : Field Museum of Natural History
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    Description: Front view
Catalog Number: 108911.1
Description: basket
Materials: bamboo, basketry, leaf
Cultural Attribution: Tinguian
Locality: Philippines, Luzon Island, Abra Prov., Baac, Luzon, The Philippines
Accession Number: [1060] Second R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippine Islands - ethnology - Mangyan (Expedition)
Accession Year: 1908
Other Numbers: 396
Continent: Asia
Country: Philippines
Province/State: Luzon Island
District/County: Abra Prov.
City/Town: Baac
Collector/Source: Second R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippine Islands - ethnology - Mangyan, F.C. Cole : The Field Museum
IRN: 1350935
GUID: a3cdf661-dc0b-4584-8a5f-80709081630b