About This Artwork

Rongkong people
Indonesia, Sulawesi, North Luwu Regency

Ceremonial Textile (mbesa tali tau batu or pewo), 18th/19th century

Cotton, plain weave with discontinuous wefts; openwork; resist dyed; main warp plied fringe
332.1 x 18 cm (130 3/4 x 7 1/8 in.)

Gift of E. M. Bakwin Indonesian Textile Collection, 2002.935

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