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weapons of Moroland
  • Philippines
  • weapons of Moroland, late 1800s–1949
  • Where object was made: Zamboanga City, Mindanao, Philippines
  • wood, metal, paint, incising, carving
  • Object Height/Width: 34 x 28 cm
    Object Height/Width: 13 3/8 x 11 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3321

The shield shaped plaque is displaying miniatures of the varied weapons of Moroland in silvertone metal with wooden handles painted red. The names of the individual weapons are painted next to the example of each. There is incised decoration on all of the metal elements.