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Native NameSulpak
Object Number:50-49-1800
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Northern Luzon
Materials:Plant Fiber
Height: 43 cm
Width: 10 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Misses Elizabeth H. Metcalf and Sarah S. Metcalf, 1950
Other Number:121 - Other Number


"Hat with simple weave of jute. Only bands (are) brass. Holes for stringer of beads, which are wanting."

Small flat pill box. With decorative bands of brass. On edge of outside is an added rim of 3 bands of brass held on rim of bamboo? with wrapping of jute fibers. Above is 2nd band of brass, upper edge saw-toothed, and punched for insets. inside is of split bamboo, with separate circular piece forming crown. All covered with jute weave sewn thru inner crown.


[Article] Linker, Ruth. 1961. "Philippine Hats". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 4. no. 1. pg. 30-36 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 33View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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