Moro (Philippine, Mindanao) mail and plate armor, 19th century, brass, carabao horn (Philippine buffalo), silver, protection for the upper part of the body, exclusive to the Moro as it was not found among any other Philippine groups. This armor known as kurab-a-kulang is made of a thin layer of carabao horn, joined with butted brass mail.The front part is closed with hooks.
Moro (Philippine) brass mail and plate cuirass, 19th century, with Moro Spear, complete with bosses and metal furniture attached to the breastplate with two functional fasteners, back of the cuirass with scaled metal plates. Blade is 23" and overall length 51.5". Wood handle trimmed in brass with spiral design.