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traded to Sulawesi, Indonesia Ceremonial cloth and sacred heirloom [mawa or ma'a] 18th century Title Notes: with scrolling arabesques, abstract geometric motifs and elongated triangles in the end panels
Place made: Coromandel coast, India
Materials & Technique: textiles, handspun cotton, natural dyes (indigo), mordants; mordant block printing, batik
Dimensions: 407.0 h x 94.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Michael and Mary Abbott 1991
Accession No: NGA 91.643