National Geographic : 1913 Nov
BUKIDNON WOMEN, MINDANAO "The women wear long-sleeved upper garments of scarlet, blue and white patchwork. Their skirts are long and may be fashioned of the above-mentioned materials, or made of solid pieces of cloth. They wear rings of brass or silver on their fingers and toes, the number increasing with the wealth of the owner until individual digits are completely covered and hence become practically useless." ABUKIDNON BELLE Though most of the Bukidnon arestill pagan there areafew who areChristian. To this number the girlshown inthepicture belongs. Note thecross, and thetwo rosaries worn aroundthe neck. The necklace isformed ofsilver coins, Spanish, English and Mexicanpieces being represented. The extremely modern pink cellu loid comb forms a curious finish tothis otherwise picturesque costume.