This spring, a historian from the Philippines, Ambeth Ocampo, visited UMMAA's collections in order to study a Filipino flag that is more than a century old.

He shared a photo of himself with the flag on his Facebook page, and a Manila-based website published an article on his research. Read the story here:

Read more about the flag on this blog post, written by U-M student Alyssa Caldito: 

Photo: Ocampo at the University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology with the flag that originated in the Ifugao province. PHOTO BY AMBETH OCAMPO (FACEBOOK)/UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN