, Ceremonial cloth and sacred heirloom [mawa] Enlarge 1 /1
traded to Sulawesi, Indonesia Ceremonial cloth and sacred heirloom [mawa] 17th–18th century Description: featuring mamuli motifs on three uncut cloths
Title Notes: with mamuli motifs representing female genitalia
Place made: Gujarat, India
Materials & Technique: textiles, handspun cotton, natural dyes, mordants; mordant block printing, mordant painting, batik
Dimensions: 484.0 h x 100.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Michael and Mary Abbott 1988
Accession No: NGA 89.1334