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Object ID 3558c
Collection Anthropology--Pacific Islands
Object Name Sword
Place of Origin Philippines, Mindanao Island, Lanao Province, Lake Lanao
Caption 3558c 1
Collector Noice, Thomas E.
Date 07/05/1963
Dimensions W-5.75 L-40 D-1.5 inches
Description Bolo(incorrect)--Beheading bolo with carved wooden handle wrapped with braided fiber. Wooden sheath.
Battle rag (Blood Rag): According to Mr. Noice, is tied onto the sword when the owner is spoiling for a fight. He finds an adversary and uses his weapon.
Plain Hard wood scabbard
Kampilan, Mindanao- not Bolo. With last remnants of blood rag. Old Philippine mahogoy handle.
Other Name Moro Kampilan