Blaan Upper Garment

The saul or male upper garment among the B’laan is made of plain abaca (Musa Textilis) weave with long sleeves. This is provided with mother-of-pearl platelets, sequins, glass beads and embroidery of geometric figures and herringbone weave patterns.

This male upper garment is a collection of the St. Louis Exposition in 1904. It is 0.56 meters in length.





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