An image of shawl

Unknown Artist

shawl

Location
Not on display
Further information

This shawl reflects the influence of factory produced European textiles on the Indonesian market and on traditional practices of textile production. The banded design of this shawl features pattern of fish, animals and figures apparently on horseback incorporated amongst other abstract motifs. It has an unusual blue-green with yellow patterning that has been cut and re-sewn and finished along the ends with red piped edging.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, August 2000

Place of origin
Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia
Year
20th century
Media
Textile
Medium
cotton, dyes; block printed
Dimensions
87.5 x 259.5 cm
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Bequest of Alex Biancardi 2000
Accession number
280.2000