University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 50-49-431
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Northern Luzon
Date Made: Before 1916
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1916
Materials:Plant Fiber
Rattan Peel
Animal Tooth
Mollusk Shell
Height: 5.5cm
Width: 14.6cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Misses Elizabeth H. Metcalf and Sarah S. Metcalf, 1950
Other Number142 - Other Number


Round, flat basketry hat decorated with four strips of red rattan peel, two pairs of animal teeth, and three shell discs. Worn on the back of the head by bachelors.


[Article] Linker, Ruth. 1961. Philippine Hats. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 4 (1): pp. 30-36. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 32View Objects cited in this Publication

You may also be interested in these objects:

See a problem? Let us know

© Penn Museum 2016 Sitemap / Contact / Copyright / Disclaimer / Privacy /