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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