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Straps, woven and decorated with beads

Group: Maranao


Strap 1


Strap 2


Strap 3


Strap 4


Strap 5


Betel nut box (lutuan), bronze with silver inlay and woven shoulder-strap
(Box: courtesy Truus en Jan Nijman, photographs copyright; F. de Jager)

 

Description

Straps, woven, with glass beads. These straps are used as carrying straps for boxes such as the lutuan, and bags, and as decoration on the bridal bed.

Dimensions:
Strap 1 - length: 89 cm. width: 5 cm.
Strap 2 - length: 87 cm. width: 5,8 cm.
Starp 3 - length: 91 cm. width: 5 cm.
Strap 4 - length: 83,5 cm. width: 5,8 cm.
Strap 5 - length: 88,5 cm. width: 5,5 cm.

Remarks

Ethnic group: Maranao

Location: Central Mindanao (muslim south)


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