Heirloom Textile Fragment
Gujarat, collected in the Toraja area of Sulawesi, Indonesia
Carbon dated 1382 - 1502
Block printed, resist and mordant dyed cotton
59 x 60 cm ( 23 1/8" x 23 5/8" ) matted
Each block shows a seated figure, probably a Jain sage, with three attendant persons.
The design relates closely to the 15th century Jain religious manuscript, the Kalpasutra.
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