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Manuscript - Treebark, Wood - Pustaha - Batak - Sumatra, Indonesia

Lot reference 30759811
Manuscript - Treebark, Wood - Pustaha - Batak - Sumatra, Indonesia

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2nd half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Object: Manuscript (More lots)
Indigenous object name: Pustaha (More lots)
Ethnic group/ culture: Batak
Region/ country: Sumatra, Indonesia
Material: Treebark, Wood
Period: 2nd half 20th century
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand: Yes
Dimensions: 44×44×15 cm

Original and unique Pustaha book, used by the shaman (priest) of the north Sumatran Batak tribe. The book contains rituals and recipes for both white and black magic. The pages are of flattened tree bark. The book is protected by a wooden cover with a protective gecko. The sleekly designed stand and frame are specially made for this unique book.
Book is 16 x 13 x 4 cm

Nl TGroot  

Catawiki member since March 7, 2015, received 3 reviews in total (2 in last 12 months)

  • Prompt delivery. Lot as described: many thanks!

    user-7022672 March 2, 2019


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