, Ceremonial cloth and sacred heirloom ENLARGE | ZOOM 1/1

traded to Toraja people, Sulawesi, Indonesia Ceremonial cloth and sacred heirloom [Palampore] 19th century Title Notes: with Tree of Life motif (in the form of bamboo), sacred mountain, stylised flowers, festoons, ribbons and tassels and scrolling arabesques
Place made: Coromandel coast, India
Materials & Technique: textiles, handspun cotton, natural dyes, mordants; mordant painting
Dimensions: 213.0 h x 257.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Michael and Mary Abbott 1991
Accession No: NGA 91.639