An image of Valence with stylised figures and birds

Unknown Artist

Valence with stylised figures and birds

Location
Not on display
Further information

As in many parts of Indonesia, in Sumba textiles represent one of the most significant artforms. The most fully developed textile tradition existed in the East of the island where where textiles were made to fulfil ritual, ceremonial and everyday functions.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, June 2003.

Place of origin
East Sumba, Indonesia
Year
circa 1970
Media
Textile
Medium
cotton and natural dyes; supplementary weft design in Pahikung weave
Dimensions
40.0 x 198.0 cm
Credit
Gift of Dr John Yu and Dr George Soutter 2003
Accession number
180.2003