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Widow’s Hood (Pote)

19th century

Cotton; tapestry weaving

130 × 79 cm (51 3/16 × 31 1/8 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.56
Geography: 
Made in Sulawesi, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Sa’dan Toraja
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Seller: Seth Hersh (acquired from him 2010-05)

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