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Long, narrow rectangular dark blue cotton cloth with red and yellow lengthwise stripes, a woven herringbone design and white beads at each end and white beaded fringe. Madallen is a Kalinga, but the higher types among the wide tribes are getting almost cosmopolitan. This clout was from the...

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Lent by Miss Anna D. Slocum, September 11, 1913. Gift to MFA on November 13, 1941

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Laura Slocum and Mr. William H. Slocum in the name of their sister Miss Anna D. Slocum

Igorot: Man's fancy clout (Madallen)

Filipino (Ifugao, Igorot), 19th century

Object Place

Luzon, Republic of the Philippines


Height x width: 9 3/8 x 60 in. (23.8 x 152.4 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave (basket variation), discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts, beaded


Textiles and Fashion Arts