(c) 2006-present R. Macaraeg
Subject: datu / magani warrior chief
Setting: tribal warfare, Mindanao early 20thc
* Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology > Pacific Islands Hall
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." ...