IFUGAO "GINUTTU" SHELL WEALTH BELT
Northern Luzon Ifugao People
Period/Date: Circa 1900
Materials: rattan, shell, cloth, rope, plant dye
Description: This lavish "ginuttu" shell belt has 26 shell disks and was one of the most prized heirlooms among Ifugao men. The complete ensemble would have included a larger shell medallion all attached to a wood scabbard housing chopping knife. In good condition considering its age and all the use it has seen.
Dimensions: Overall Length: 37.5" (95.5 cm) Largest shell is 1 7/8" wide (5 cm)
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