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

* Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology > Pacific Islands Hall
beads, brass, cotton fiber, hemp cloth
Philippines, Luzon, Davao District,
Bagobo men usually wear two belts.  One is functional: holding up  their trousers; the second is decorative."  ....