, Ceremonial textile [mawa or ma'a] ENLARGE | ZOOM 1/1

traded to Toraja people, Sulawesi, Indonesia Ceremonial textile [mawa or ma'a] 19th century Title Notes: with buffalo (including some enclosed in pens), human figures (including hunters with arrows, stock-men with whips and riders/soldiers in helmets on horse-back), stylised mandala-leaf forms, dogs, wild boars, felines, Naga serpents, scorpions and abstract design
Place made: Java, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: textiles, ceremonial objects, cotton, dyes, batik, painting
Dimensions: 87.0 h x 345.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1982
Accession No: NGA 82.2293