Divination book - Wood - Pustaha - Toba Batak - Sumatra, Indonesia

Description
Divination book - Wood - Pustaha - Toba Batak - Sumatra, Indonesia
ca. 1970

Devination Book (Pustaha) from Sumatra.
The book was used by the Shaman (medicine Man) and contains spells, formulas, and other necessary things that were used at ceremonies.

Dating around 1970.
Size folded about 102 x 88 x 48 mm.
Size open over 1500 mm (150 cm)
Weight: approx. 220 grams.
In good condition, it has minor signs of age related wear and tear. See photos.

Lot details
Object
Divination book
Indigenous object name
Pustaha
Ethnic group/ culture
Toba Batak
Region/ country
Sumatra, Indonesia
Material
Wood
Period
ca. 1970
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
1500×10.2×8.8 cm
Weight
220 g
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