B'laan Woman's Jacket (ulbong or albong) 11616

Bagobo people, Mindanao, Philippines

Abaca fiber, cotton, beads

19th/very early 20th Century

43 x 15 in/109 x 38 cm

Part of an exceptionally rare group of early Mindanao costumes from an old European museum collection. Note the eagle motif on the back of the jacket.