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Buginese people Man's ceremonial sword-belt [tali bannang] late 19th century Title Notes: with Islamic Kufic calligraphy reading 'There is no God but Allah and Muhammad is His prophet' and continuous geometric design
Place made: Sulawesi, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: textiles, ceremonial objects, cotton, natural dyes; tablet weaving
Primary Insc: Shahadah in Arabic script "There is no God but Allah and Muhammad is His prophet".
Dimensions: 12.0 h x 380.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.1989