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U998.6.5
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Lontar Scroll)
Date (Execution) : c. 1970
Geographical Origin : Bali, Indonesia
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Medium / Material  : Wood, Ink, Metal, Beads
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Object Type : scrolls (information artifacts)?
Visual Description : A palm leaf lontar scroll, with seven inner panels and two thicker outer ones. Outer panels are finely and delicately carved. Each inner strip is painted with black ink on one side and has writing on the opposite side. The seven inner strips have holes at either ends, and there is a cord passing through all nine pieces. One end of the cord has a metal coin, the other end has five metal coins and twelve beads. Eight beads are pink, and four are smaller and black.
Accession # : U998.6.5
Width (cm) : 3.50
Height (cm) : 31.50
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Gerhard H. and Liana (nee Van Zuylen) Kuhn
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