FMNH 129133.2

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    Scanner: Theodore Davies : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology
    Transcriber: Rachel B. Blake : University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Department of Anthropology
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History. | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 34-60 | Country: Philippine Islands. | Locality: Davao Gulf, Mindanao. | People: Bagobo. Stock. | Name: Kámp?lan :- Man's fighting knife with brass handle and guard- incised designs on handle-also short chains attached. Sheath-r?ma-is of wood painted two incised metal rings on end of sheath Is further decorated by strips of sandal wood | Collection: R.F. Cummings Philippine Expedition, 1909=1911. F.C. Cole, Collector. | Notes: and wrapped sticks, also by a beaded decoration called - tape- the work on which is very fine. | Width: | Length: | Height: | Price: ?6.00.. | (over) | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 129133 | 1-2 | (999) | ENT | [1 hand-drawing] | end of blade. | 1139 | Acc. [1115 was crossed out] | [Cursive capital L.] | [ILLUSTRATION] [1 hand-drawing] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] end of blade. | [BACK] This knife had been given to the spirit- tigyama-, during the illness of his son, by Dato T?ngkaling. At the time of its sale, the dato rubbed the blade with betel nut and leafe and later with water. Thus he applied later to another knife. Meanwhile beseeching the spirit to enter the new bald. (See further under ceremonies). This knife is probably of Moro manufacture but the sheath and its decoration is typical of these used on the better fighting knives. Used for fighting only. |
Catalog Number: 129133.2
Description: sheath
Materials: metal, brass, wood, paint
Cultural Attribution: Bagobo
Accession Number: [1139] Fifth R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippines Islands - ethnology - Manobo, Bilaan, and Divavaan Mandaya (Expedition)
Accession Year: 1911
District/County: Davao Prov.
City/Town: Davao Gulf
Collector/Source: Fifth R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippines Islands - ethnology - Manobo, Bilaan, and Divavaan Mandaya, Dr. Fay-Cooper Cole : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology
EMu IRN: 1356284
GUID: 854f5a1e-1942-4adf-97d3-98736c81c7ea

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