From: Philippine Islands | Southern Luzon | Tyabas

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 29-9-43
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tagalog
Provenience Philippine Islands | Southern Luzon | Tyabas
Section Oceanian
Materials Plant Fiber | Peel | Cotton

Oval; sloping sides rising to a rounded crown. Outside; very fine basket weave; spiral plaid pattern. Straw tan, brown, black. Straw braid edging. Inside: coiled weave; beginning at the centre---red, natural, red, yellow, brown, wire, yellow, wire, brown, yellow, red. The red and yellow are thread wrapped; the "wire" is straw wrapped with wire. Fitted headband of elaborate coil weave in brown, yellow and black. Woven white twine loops to which is attached neck cord of same material.

Height 31.3 cm
Width 18 cm
Outside Diameter 37.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Richard E. Norton, 1929

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