Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Ritual Staff (Tunggal Panaluan)

Date:
19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Sumatra
Culture:
Toba Batak people
Medium:
Wood, fiber, horse hair
Dimensions:
Height 68 in.
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Fred and Rita Richman, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.143.85
Not on view
Ben Tursch, Brussels, Belgium, 1976–1977]; [Alain Schoffel, Paris, 1977–1978]; Fred and Rita Richman, New York, 1978–1988

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.

Capistrano-Baker, Florina H. Art of Island Southeast Asia: The Fred and Rita Richman Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994, p.129.

Feldman, J. Arc of the Ancestors: Indonesian Art from the Jerome L. Joss Collection at UCLA. Los Angeles: Fowler Museum at UCLA, 1994.

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