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Object #6462
Object nameMalong, Tubular Skirt, Woman's
Culture of OriginMaranao, Maguindanao
MaterialsAbaca, Dye, Red, Green
TechniquesPlain Weave, Warp Ikat, Dyed
Exhibit LabelAbaca fiber, or Manila hemp, comes from a banana plant relative and is noted for its luster and strength. Abaca cloth predates Spanish arrival in the Philippines.
DimensionsW: 40.8 in, L: 63 in
SourceMrs. J. M. T. Partello
CreditPurchased from Mrs. J. M. T. Partello

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