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Collected Palembang, south Sumatra
Ceremonial cloth and sacred heirloom
[mawa or ma'a]
14th-15th century Coromandel coast India
handspun cotton, natural dyes, mordants
mordant block printing, batik
484.0 (h) x 90.0 (w) cm
Gift of Michael and Mary Abbott 1991
NGA 1991.637
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