PHILIPPINE IFUGAO "OKLOP" HUNTER'S HELMET
Origin: N. Philippines, Northern Luzon, Ifugao people (Provenance: Collection of Gillian Hall- Southern California. By descent through the family.)
Period/Date: circa 1880-1910
Materials: Hardwood, rope/ fiber
Description: This "oklop" wooden helmet is well-used and had a dark rich patina with rubbing on the crown. It has the classic relief-carved lugs for the fiber chin strap. It has a dry varied patina inside and is all original. These were worn by men while in the field or hunting. When not worn on the head it could be used as a food bowl. In good condition with no loss or chips.
Dimensions: Length 7.25" (18.5 cm), Width 7" (18 cm), Height 4.25" (11 cm)
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