Object Name: Gubu

Provenance: Kalinga

L. 11 cm, W. 16 cm, H. 15 cm

According to Anderson (2010), this basket is “a miniature snail basket probably meant for offerings.” (p. 278) Men and women in Kalinga would tie this around their waist with a belt as they collect shells from the river.


Anderson, E. M. (2010). In the Shape of Tradition: Indigenous Art of the Northern Philippines. Zwartenkot Art Books.


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