, 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] 17th–18th century Title Notes: with a procession of foot attendants bearing the ruler seated in state in an ornate howdah, elephants, camels, horses and riders, tigers, deer, dogs, rabbits and date palms
Place made: Gujarat, India
Materials & Technique: textiles, ceremonial objects, cotton, natural dyes, natural mordants; mordant block printing, pigment painting, batik
Dimensions: 418.0 h x 91.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.3686