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Ceremonial Textile (Mawa' or Maa')

Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Sulawesi, Mareda
Culture:
Toraja people
Medium:
Cotton, paint
Dimensions:
90 x 26 in. (228.6 x 66 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Gift of Anita E. Spertus and Robert J. Holmgren, in honor of Douglas Newton, 1990
Accession Number:
1990.335.13
Not on view
Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus, New York, until 1990

Kjellgren, Eric. Oceania: Art of the Pacific Islands in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2007, 137, 233-4.

Kjellgren, Eric. How to Read Oceanic Art. How to Read 3. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014, pp. 114.



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