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Full Catalog Number: 129131.1,.2
Catalog Number: 129131
Description: knife and sheath for knife, Name: Karasido:- Man's work knife and sheath -roma-. Edge is steel welded to iron foundation. On one side steel has started to part. Wooden hilt has band of rattan around it. Wooden sheath is surrounded with cloth, and narrow rattan strips. Cord belt. The Bagobo men are essentially warriors and their favorite weapons are the fighting knives. Their smiths understand the welding of iron and steel and most of their blades have a steel cutting edge welded to an iron foundation.
Materials: metal; steel, iron, wood, rattan, cloth
Cultural Attribution: Bagobo
Locality: Philippines, Mindanao Island, Davao Prov., Davao Gulf, Mindanao, The Philippines
Accession Number: 1139
Other Numbers: 1206
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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