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Rare Museum-Quality Takba Hunters Backpack from the Philippines

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Intricately woven backpack basket favored by hunters. It has a protective cover of tiered fiber that keeps both the hunter’s shoulders and the basket’s contents dry during sudden rainfall. Fibers are knotted in layers on a flexible rattan shield.

A rare, museum-quality ethnographic piece that would make for a stunning addition to a private or public collection. Purchased on location during the early 1960s.

Place of Origin: Ifugao, Luzon, Philippines 

Date of Manufacture: 1950s-1960s

Condition: Excellent

Wear: Consistent with age and use. Please refer to pictures.

Dimensions: 23 in. H X 7 in. W X 16 in. D

Reference: Philippine Basketry - An Appreciation by Robert F. Lane (pg. 67) and  Philippine Basketry of the Luzon Cordillera from the Fowler Museum at UCLA.

Rare Museum-Quality Takba Hunters Backpack...

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