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Priest’s Staff (Tunggal Panaluan)

19th century

Wood with iron, cotton thread, rattan webbing, hide, hair, brass, and silver

191 x 6 x 8 cm (75 3/16 x 2 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.) base: 19 x 18.7 x 14.5 cm (7 1/2 x 7 3/8 x 5 11/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.145
Culture: 
Toba Batak
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Ritual Objects
Geography: 
Made in north Sumatra, Indonesia
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: E. Deletaille, Brussels

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.