From: Philippine Islands | Mindanao

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

Native Name Kampilan
Object Number 42-30-399A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Moro
Provenience Philippine Islands | Mindanao
Section Oceanian
Materials Metal | Wood | Cotton Cloth | Peel

Sword. Kampilan. Heavy sword with a long, straight single-edged blade, broadening slightly to point, which has an angled side with a small protruding barb. Bifurcated wooden handle, possibly representing the open jaws of a crocodile. partly bound with split palm. Piece of cotton cloth attached to grip. Plain wooden guard.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 186 - Collector Number

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