Moro Barong, Late 19th or Early 20th Century …

Moro Barong, Late 19th or Early 20th Century

Barong, of familiar form, broad 13 inch blade; silver-mounted hilt, the grip bound in plaited twine, the burlwood pommel incised with scrollwork. Two-piece wooden scabbard bound with rattan, the throat and chape set with mother-of-pearl plaques and incised with scrollwork panels within dentate borders.