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>>1902 Moro datu
Subject: datu chief
Culture: Tausug, Magindanao Moro
Setting: Spanish, American Wars, Mindanao-Sulu 1851-1913
Object: costume > sarong

* International Museum of Folk Art
"Skirt, sarong
Mindanao Island, Philippines 
20th century 
abaca fiber ...
Abaca, also called Manila hemp, comes from the stalk of a type of banana plant.  The patterns on both the sarong and the weaving on the loom were made by dyeing the warp yarn before weaving, a process known as ikat."

* Museo Nacional de Antropologia > Filipinas