, 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] [Palampore] 19th century Title Notes: with sacred mountain, Tree of Life motif, flowers, tassels and festoons
Place made: Coromandel coast, India
Materials & Technique: textiles, handspun cotton, natural dyes, mordants; mordant painting, batik
Dimensions: 240.0 h x 185.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Michael and Mary Abbott 1988
Accession No: NGA 88.1622