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Ritual Staff (Tunggal Panaluan)

late 19th–early 20th century
Indonesia, Sumatra
Toba Batak people
Wood, feathers, tradecloth
Length 72-1/2 in.
Credit Line:
Gift of Evelyn A. J. Hall and John A. Friede, 1987
Accession Number:
Not on view
[Matthias Komor, New York]; Evelyn A. J. Hall, Palm Beach, FL, until 1987

von Brenner, J. Besuch bei den Kannibalen Sumatras: Erste durchquerung der unabhängigen Batak-lande von Joachim freiherr von Brenner. Würzburg: L. Woerl, 1894.

Stöhr, Waldemar. De Bataks op Weg, Tentoonstelling. Delft: Ethnografisch Museum Delft, 1967.

Schoffel, Alain. Arts primitifs de l'Asie du Sud-Est : Assam, Sumatra, Bornéo, Philippines: collection Alain Schoffel. Meudon: Chaffin, 1981.

van Brakel, J.H. Budaya Indonesia: kunst en cultuur in Indonesië. Amsterdam: Tropenmuseum, 1987.

Taylor, Paul Michael, and Lorraine Aragon. Beyond the Java Sea: Art of Indonesia's Outer Islands. Washington, D.C.: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 1991.

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