, 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: depicting female musicians with sacred geese [hamsa] and parrots [popat] in archaic West Indian style
Place made: Gujarat, India
Materials & Technique: textiles, handspun cotton, natural dyes, mordants; mordant block printing, batik
Dimensions: 94.0 h x 439.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Mary and Michael Abbott 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1069