, Ceremonial cloth and sacred heirloom [ma'a or mawa] Enlarge | zoom 1 /1
traded to Sulawesi, Indonesia Ceremonial cloth and sacred heirloom [ma'a or mawa] [palampore] 18th century Title Notes: with sacred mountain/rocky outcrop, flowering Tree of Life motif (in the form of bamboo), peacocks, parrots and festoons
Place made: Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, India
Materials & Technique: textiles, handspun cotton, natural dyes, mordants; mordant painting, pigment painting
Dimensions: 262.0 h x 144.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Michael and Mary Abbott
Accession No: NGA 89.1327