Forensic Fashion
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>>1918 Bagobo magani
Subjectdatu / magani warrior chief
Culture: Bagobo
Setting: tribal warfare, Mindanao early 20thc
Object: bag

* Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology > Pacific Islands Hall
"Carrying Bag
rattan, bees wax, beads, cotton fiber, brass
Philippines, Luzon [SIC: Mindanao], Davao District, Bagobo
The Bagobo are known for their exquisite beadwork, and for their hand-made brass bells.  This basket held personal objects, such as betel chewing supplies, and ornamented the wearer."  ...