1032 Antique Batak Shaman Head Cloth - Monumental Example of Batak Weaving

Important Batak Shaman Textile - used as a headcloth by Shamans

 

See photos for the complex motifs and the variation in omotif sizes.

 

Note the plain central portion on the reverse that bears no signs of the weaving on the front.

 

Estimated to be from the 1800s

 

Monumental Example of Batak Weaving