Model of Lanum proa, piratical vessel showing both Malay and Chinese influence

Made:
1850-1880 in Mindanao

Rigged model, scale 1:12, of an armed Lanum 'Proa', as used my the Moro people of Mindanao Island in the Philipines in about 1850, ornately painted.

Details

Category:
Water Transport
Object Number:
1929-1117
Materials:
cotton (fibre), cotton (textile), paint, silk and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
crate: 1445 mm x 720 mm x 1790 mm,
type:
sailing vessel
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • watercraft
  • visual and verbal communication
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
credit:
Victoria and Albert Museum, Indian Section