University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameKalasag
Object Number: P2977B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bagobo
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Mindanao
Davao District
Date Made: Before 1910
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1910
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Horsehair
Bamboo
Pigment
Technique:Carved
Height: 102cm
Width: 56cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Misses Elizabeth H. Metcalf and Sarah S. Metcalf, 1914

Description

Oblong wooden shield divided into thirds by horizontal strips of bamboo. Incised, black geometric designs in zones which echo the outside contours. Tufts of white horsehair along sides and top and on round central boss.


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