Loan Object

Festival Banner (Roto)

ca. 1900

Cotton; tie-dye (plangi)

896 × 139 cm (352 3/4 × 54 3/4 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.76
At rituals this long cloth is displayed from tall bamboo poles.
Culture: 
Rongkong Toraja
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Geography: 
Made in Sulawesi, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Seller: K. Watters (2009-04-01)

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