, Ceremonial cloth and sacred heirloom [mawa or ma'a] Enlarge | zoom 1 /1
traded to Toraja people, Sulawesi, Indonesia Ceremonial cloth and sacred heirloom [mawa or ma'a] 14th–16th century Title Notes: with stylised flowers, Tree of Life motifs and abstract geometric designs
Place made: Coromandel coast, India
Materials & Technique: textiles, handspun cotton, natural dyes, mordants; mordant block printing, batik
Dimensions: 484.0 h x 90.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Michael and Mary Abbott 1991
Accession No: NGA 91.637