Object Name: Kallatao/Allataw

Provenance: Ifugao


L. 48 cm, W. 51 cm, H. 51 cm

A shorter version of the balyag, the kallatao, also called allataw, is a short four-sided basket worn on the back with a strap attached to the forehead. It is used by the Ifugao to carry rice, root crops, and vegetables.


Fanged, N. (2018). Catalogue of Objects in the Feasts of Merit Exhibition. In D. Tolentino, Jr. (Ed.). Feasts of Merit: wealth, status, and feasting in the Luzon Cordillera. (pp. 119-198). Baguio City: Museo Kordilyera, University of the Philippines Baguio.

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