Valence with stylised figures and birds
- 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
- circa 1970
- cotton and natural dyes; supplementary weft design in Pahikung weave
- 40.0 x 198.0 cm
- Gift of Dr John Yu and Dr George Soutter 2003
- Accession number