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Antique Indian Trade Textile Print Toraja Fragment
Antique Indian Trade Textile Print Toraja Fragment
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Description

A stunning medium-sized rectangular fragment of an Indian Trade textile.

Amazing blue (like teal) & red (dark salmon) on coarse cloth.

Collected on a field visit to Toraja, Sulawesi.

Holes and stains. Edges not even.

106 x 85 cm

For similar examples see

1) The Ashmolean Museum collection

2) The Kelsey Museum collection in Ann Arbor

3) 'Master Dyers to the World' by Mattiebelle Gittinger

Comparison with other similar examples suggests that this is a few centuries old.

[Similar examples have been dated to be from the 13th - 19th century]

This is a rare opportunity to own something as rare and as old as this fantastic little work of art that had traveled from India to Toraja sometime in it's past

RARE TEXTILE - Examination of the close-ups to see the yarn and the weave is recommended

To join the TALK on the cultural use of heirloom textiles in Toraja on Sept 14th, please write in.

*** All lots are from the Wovensouls Art Gallery / Singapore ***
Condition
Damaged Fragment
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Antique Indian Trade Textile Print Toraja Fragment

Estimate $2,000 - $2,500
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$1,200

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WOVENSOULS Antique Indian Textiles frm Toraja

Sep 21, 2024 12:00 PM EDT|
Singapore, Singapore, SG
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