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Toraja people
Sacred heirloom textile
[mawa or ma'a; mbesa]
early 20th century Sulawesi Indonesia
cotton, natural dyes
painting, block printing
374.0 (h) x 89.0 (w) cm
Purchased 1983
NGA 1983.3684
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