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Tube Skirt

Native NameLinumbus
Object Number:P2775A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bagobo
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Mindanao
Davao
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Abaca
Glass
Technique:Ikat
Plangi
Iconography:Moons
Credit Line:Purchased from Misses Elizabeth H. Metcalf and Sarah S. Metcalf, 1914
Other Number:710 - Other Number

Description

Abaca tube skirt, dark red, with vertical band of small yellow and white beads and top and bottom borders of resist-dyed repeated crescents. Cloth of this [red] dye is used for head hunters' suits. Linumbus [linombos].

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