descriptioncarved and decorated wooden body of rice barn. in disassembled state.
production ethnic groupmade by:
excavator/field collectorfield collection by:
findspotfound/acquired: (made in london by torajan craftsmen from sulawesi)
asia: southeast asia: indonesia: sulawesi
curator's commentsassembled dimensions to be checked and entered if possible. original n.barley index card no.92. parts of roof lost according to n.barley, 10/2000.carved and constructed on site at the museum of mankind in 1987. a group of torajan craftspeople were invited to build this ricebarn, using traditional techniques and materials imported from sulawesi, for the exhibition 'toraja: creating an indonesian ricebarn' which ran from 4 june 1987 to 21 april 1991.
bibliographic references (pp.1-37)
locationnot on display