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Tube Skirt

Native NameLinaog
Object Number:82-22-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mandaya
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Mindanao
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Abaca
Length: 184 cm
Width: 144 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley W. Root, Jr., 1982
Other Number:L-887-2 - Old Loan Number

Description

Abaca cloth, with brown ikat patterns in stripes, including human figures in widest stripes. Two lengths, joined side by side to make a tube. This is a Mindaya fabric (compare 82-22-1 and The People and Art of the Philippines, Figure 100) made into a malong (tube skirt) which is not a Mindaya garment.

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