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Fighting Jacket

Object Number:P1153
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Iban
Provenience: Borneo
Sarawak
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Scaly Anteater Skin
Clouded Leopard Skin
Orangutan Skin
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

Description

Fighting jacket. Skins of two pangolins (scaly anteaters), trimmed with fur of maroon leaf monkey and clouded leopard.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Dayaks: Peoples of the Borneo Rain Forest (Furness, Hiller, Harrison Borneo Collection) (25 Feb 1989 - 01 Jul 1990) View Objects in Exhibition
Penn in the World: Twelve Decades at the University of Pennsylvania Museum (08 May 2008 - 28 Sep 2008) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Davenport, William H. "Selections from the Exhibition: The dayaks: Peoples of the Borneo Rainforest". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 30. no. 1. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 39 (d) and (e)View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Furness, William H. 1902. The Home-Life of Borneo Head-Hunters: Its Festivals and Folk-lore.. Philadelphia. J. B. Lippincott & Co. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: following p. 96View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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