Head of a woman (part of a figure)

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    14th-15th century
  • Geography

    Trowulan, East Java, Indonesia
  • Material

    Terracotta (earthenware)
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 10 × 7.4 × 5.4 cm (3 15/16 × 2 15/16 × 2 1/8 in)
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Object Details

  • Provenance

    From 1964 To 2017
    Price and Mattiebelle Gittinger, Adamstown, Maryland, purchased in Trowulan, East Java, Indonesia. [1]
    From 2017
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Price and Mattiebelle Gittinger, Adamstown, Maryland. [2]
    [1] According to Dr. Mattiebelle Gittinger, she and her husband Price lived in Java between 1963 and 1965, and traveled through the eastern areas two or three times. She believes that they were in Trowulan in 1964 and that is where they purchased the piece from a shop. See Curatorial Remarks 1and 8 in the object record.
    [2] See Deed of Gift, object file, Collections Management Office.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Mattiebelle Stimson Gittinger
  • Origin

    Trowulan, East Java, Indonesia
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Price and Mattiebelle Gittinger
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