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

Made:
1850-1880 in Mindanao
maker:
Unknown

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, wood (unidentified)
type:
sailing vessel
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • visual and verbal communication
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • watercraft
credit:
Victoria and Albert Museum, Indian Section

Cite this page

Rights

We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.


Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero


Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data

Download

Download catalogue entry as json

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.