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Philippines Luzon Igorot Kalinga - Bontoc Wooden Shield "Kalasag"
An authentic tribal headhunter shield from Kalinga or Bontoc province of Luzon!
Unlike other shields this was made from a hard wood thus it is heavier and requires no rattan binding across to prevent from splitting
c.a early to mid 20th century. It measures 40" x 11"
Similar pictures captured circa 1900's by Dean Worcester and Albert Jenks
First set of pictures are similar shields by Bontoc People. Second set are samples of Kalinga make which is bigger and with longer projectile points.
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Philippines Luzon Igorot Kalinga - Bontoc - Madukayan Wooden Shield "Kalasag"