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Object Number:50-49-1479
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Negrito (uncertain)
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Northern Luzon
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Iron
Feather
Gum
Pigment
Length: 76 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Misses Elizabeth H. Metcalf and Sarah S. Metcalf, 1950
Other Number:61 - Other Number

Description

Iron point; similar to -1477; median ridge simple; one edge of blade shouldered (probably chipped); socketed. Shaft; orange wood, feathering like -1478 (2 feathers black and blue one side, tan the other) third feather black and tan; nock square-bottomed,. 72cm deep.; gum carved with several rings behind trailing edge, followed by diagonal checkerboard pattern to c. 1.2-2cm. from nocked end; gum whittled down to flatten the nock end.


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