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Ceremonial Textile (Mawa' or Maa')

Date:
19th century (?)
Geography:
Indonesia, Tana Toraja (?), Sulawesi
Culture:
Toraja people
Medium:
Cotton, paint
Dimensions:
L. 113 1/2 x H. 28 3/4 in. (288.3 x 73 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Fred and Rita Richman Foundation Gift, 2011
Accession Number:
2011.401
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 355
[Sjamsuddin, Jakarta, Indonesia, until 1980]; John and Anne Summerfield, Los Angeles, ca. 1980–2011; [Textile Arts Inc., Santa Fe, NM, as agent]

Kjellgren, Eric. How to Read Oceanic Art. How to Read 3. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014, pp. 94–115.



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