, 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 scrolling flowers and leaves
Place made: Coromandel coast, India
Materials & Technique: textiles, handspun cotton, natural dyes, natural mordants; mordant painting, mordant printing, hand-drawn batik
Dimensions: 346.0 h x 105.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Mary and Michael Abbott 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1073