Ceremonial textile, or maa', with rows of walking figures


  • Title

    Ceremonial textile, or maa', with rows of walking figures

  • Associated place

    Sulawesi (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1900
  • Material and technique

    cotton, probably painted with blue, yellow, and red dyes

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    266 x 135 cm (warp x weft)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased with the assistance of the Eric North Bequest Fund, 1996.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Barnes, Ruth, Indian Block-Printed Textiles in Egypt: The Newberry Collection in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997), vol. i p. 121, vol. i pl. 43

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