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New Additions to the Inventory - Weltkulturen Museum, Frankfurt Germany

Artfully woven hat woven in multiple layers from materials like leaf fibres, rattan, cotton. Colleceted by August Möckel on Luzon in 1881/1882. Purchased from Martha Gremm in 1932. Collection: Weltkulturen Museum, Frankfurt am Main< Working with a group of research assistants, artists, and fellows from the Mapping Project's Germany cohort (i.e. Lizza Mae David, Jasmine Grace Wenzel, Rosa Castillo, and Yanni R. Hernandez) along with Vanessa von Gliszczynski (curator of the Southeast Asia … Read More

Transcribing Tagbanwa

Bamboo vessel. © Photo: Rautenstrauch-Joest Museum – Cultures of the World, Cologne CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 On October 26, 2021, MPMC, in collaboration with the RJM Museum of Cologne, met together with a group of Tagbanwa scholars and cultural originators for an online interactive workshop in interpreting Tagbanwa inscriptions on a 1906 bamboo vessel stored at the RJM Museum in Germany. The Transcription/translation workshop, moderated by Myfel Paluga, articulated three important points. A. … Read More

New Additions to the Inventory - RJM Cologne Germany

Working closely with Sonja Mohr , the RJM’s curator for Insular South East Asia, the research team at the Mapping Philippine Material Culture (MPMC) project added the inventory of RJM's Philippine collection to the database, and made it accessible to the public from the first of October 2021. Sandals. © Photo: Rautenstrauch-Joest Museum – Cultures of the World, Cologne CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 Visit the collection » With the exception of objects created after the 1950’s, and some culturally … Read More

New Additions to the Inventory - Peabody Museum at Harvard

Hook, wood, carved bat, perforated at top with separate wood peg. © President and Fellows of Harvard College, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology,06-20-70/66829 The Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnology at Harvard University has generously made available it’s collection of Philippine objects. At over 3,000 objects, it represents the largest addition to date to the Mapping Philippine Material Culture site. The Peabody's extensive collection (over 8,000 ethnographic and … Read More

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