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Gaddang Igorot Headhunter Armbands "Tangkil"

The Gaddang are renowned for their dense weaving and colorful ornamented costumes. The costume of the male warrior is usually complemented by a pair of tangkil or arm bands denoting a headhunter status.

Dimensions: Diameter of the outside ring: 4.6" - 5" Inside: 3.5" - 3.8" Height: 2.5" - 2.7"

Materials: seed beads, gaddang weaved cloth designed with "mata-mata" ( eye of God pattern) , wild boar tusks

Early 20th Century, Gaddang Igorot People, Northern Luzon Philippines

 


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  • Shipping Weight (Plus Packaging): 200grams