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Early Philippine Bontoc Locust Collecting Basket Pair


A rare and collectible pair of bamboo and rattan locust collecting basket, Bontoc people, Philippines, early 1900s.
Locusts are considered nutritious delicacies. In the past, locust hunting expeditions would sometimes last for many days, as great locust swarms migrated across the land.

large 18"D x 22"H
small 12"D x 17.5"H



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