Originally Posted by tanaruz
Sharing this lovely barung from my father's collection.
OAL: 25.25 inches/ blade: 18.5 inches
WW2 era? seller claims it to be late 19th-early 20th century.
All features point to another tribe
It's not a Tausug barung. Blade is younger than WW2, probably 80s onwards. I've held very similar and provenanced samples that are from the 80s and 90s.