, Sacred banner [pio puang; cawat cindalo; topu bate] ENLARGE | ZOOM 1/1

Toraja people Sacred banner [pio puang
cawat cindalo
topu bate]
19th-20th century Title Notes: with bands of stylised sacred mountains with cosmic trees, eight-pointed stars in mandala forms and abstract geometric design
Place made: Sulawesi, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: textiles, cotton, natural dyes; resist dyeing
Dimensions: 290.0 h x 122.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.1102