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Full Catalog Number: 128885.nosub
Catalog Number: 128885
Description: necklace, Sīnalapid: - Bead necklace to which a tooth brush (sīgī) made of wild pir's bristles is attached. The hlpder of the brush is beaded in designs, with tassels attached to sides.The tooth brush is used to remove particles of betel nut from the teeth, also as a decoration.
Materials: beads, tassel, animal hair; pig - bristle
Cultural Attribution: Bagobo
Locality: Philippines, Mindanao Island, Davao Prov., Davao Gulf, Mindanao, The Philippines
Accession Number: 1139
Other Numbers: 916
Province/State: Mindanao Island
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, F.C. Cole : The Field Museum
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