TABAYAG (Bamboo Lime Container)


Provenance: Ifugao This tabayag is made of bamboo and wood. The body is made of bamboo tube and the lid is made of carved wood. The owners of a tabayag usually inscribes something into the material, plaits it with rattan if he is skilled in weaving, or carves some figures on it that will identify it as his own. Whatever things they do on the tabayag, these will all contribute to the aesthetic appeal of the object.