“While women in precolonial Philippines were often designated to the venerable position of the babaylan, it was not an uncommon occurrence for them to pick up arms and become warriors.” - from the article:
I find this awesome and I thought Calyps might find this useful in his work.
Many thanks to Adelruna for sending me links to these Eastern and Middle-Eastern historical and semi-historical battle attire. I posted several and have set two or three aside for future use in the main blog. Really cool stuff.