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Banner; Head or Waist-Wrapper (Sarita)

ca. 1900

Cotton; resist dyed

532 x 17 cm (209 7/16 x 6 11/16in.)
Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus Collection, Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2006.4.24
Culture: 
possibly Sa’dan Toraja
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Geography: 
Made in Sulawesi, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus, New York. First known collector: Rantepao

Bibliography: 

Albertus Christiaan Kruyt, De West-Toradjas op Midden-Celebes (Amsterdam: Noord-hollandsche uitgevers-maatschappij, 1938), fig. 42.

Mattiebelle Gittinger, Splendid Symbols: Textiles and Tradition in Indonesia (New York: Oxford University Press, 1985), fig. 8,155.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.