Hinalung Dagger, Igorot Luzon, North Philippines - 14634

The Igorot people from the mountainous region of Luzon in the Philippines uses this dagger also known as Hinalung. The spear shaped blade is 11 inches long is well forged in one piece with the hollow tubular handle. The grip is covered with braided rattan strips. It is housed in an open wood scabbard bound with Braided rattan strips. This dagger comes with its original belt made from large bone disks (scarce). Total length (in scabbard) 16 inches. Very good condition. Original early 20C. item