Sword (Kampilan)

From card: "Scabbard ferruled with brass and silver; pommel tufted with horsehair. According to Mr. Ricardo B. Marasigan, Philippine Embassy, Wash., D.C., the sword, # 361,653, is a particularly important specimen because of the emblem in brass on the sword handle. This emblem, "K.K.K.", short for something like "Philippine Christian Revolutionary Army", is on a sword made by revolutionary peasants in a distinctly Moslem [Muslim] fashion and indicates the relationship between Christians and Moslems [Muslims] during the fight to free the Philippines from the Spanish around the turn of this century (1900). M. M. Brigida".

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