Forensic Fashion
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>Costume Studies
>>1911 Kalinga pangat
Subjectpangat chief
Culture: Kalinga Igorot
Setting: central Luzon 19th-early 20thc
Objectpinagas axes - sinawit, gaman 

Museo de América > El Conocimiento de América *
"Hacha ('aligua') Filipinas."
"Hacha ('aligua') Filipinas."

​* American Museum of Natural History > Mead Hall of Pacific Peoples

* Royal Armouries Museum > Oriental Gallery
"Axe  Philippine, northern Luzon, 19th century  Axes called biliong are found, rarely, throughout Indonesia.  
Most are crude, but this one from Luzon in the north of the Philippines is well made and elegant."

* Cf. 
>1935 Bontoc kaman
>1922 Tinguian lakay ax aliwa