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traded to Toraja people, Sulawesi, Indonesia Ceremonial cloth and sacred heirloom [basta] late 18th–early 19th century Description: a frieze of niches enclosing images of Durga the Mother Goddess and a procession of palanquins, carriages, spinners and figures leading animals
Title Notes: with a frieze of niches enclosing Durga figures and a procession of palanquins, carriages, spinners and figures leading animals
Place made: Rajasthan, India
Materials & Technique: textiles, handspun cotton, natural dyes, mordants; mordant block printing
Dimensions: 83.0 h x 665.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Michael and Mary Abbott 1988
Accession No: NGA 88.1597