This is the Filipino equivalent of what Americans refer to as a “Mexican suitcase” except that a tampipi is traditionally made of bamboo material.

Before the Spaniards popularized the maleta (suitcase or valise), native Filipinos venturing from the province to the big city would pack their clothes and other personal belongings in a tampipi, a box-like container made from strips of bamboo or like material.

Mga Tampipi

Ano ang tampipi?

Ito ay isang uri ng bagahe — lalagyan ng mga damit para sa mga naglalakbay.