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Hanging (Mawa’ Jawa)

probably 18th century

Cotton; batik

346.71 x 87 cm (136 1/2 x 34 1/4 in.)
Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus Collection, Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2006.4.45
Culture: 
Toraja
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Geography: 
Made in Java, Indonesia
Found in Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Syamsuddin. Ex-collection: Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus, New York (acquired by them before 1980). First known collector: Syamsuddin

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