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traded to Toraja people, Sulawesi, Indonesia Ceremonial cloth and sacred heirloom [mawa or ma'a] 17th–18th century Title Notes: with panels containing stylised flowers/stars, arabesques and abstract geometric motifs
Place made: Coromandel coast, India
Materials & Technique: textiles, handspun cotton, natural dyes, mordants; mordant block printing, batik
Dimensions: 432.0 h x 73.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Michael and Mary Abbott 1991
Accession No: NGA 91.633