Ibaloi Handwoven Face Mask (Striped Pattern)
The Ibaloi are an indigenous ethnic group found in Benguet Province of the northern Philippines. The native language is Ibaloi, also known as Inibaloi or Nabaloi. Ibaloi is derived from i-, a prefix signifying “pertaining to” and badoy or house, together then meaning “people who live in houses”. The Ibaloi are one of the indigenous peoples collectively known as Igorot (igudut, “hill-dwellers”), who live in the cordillera central of Luzon.