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Lower body wrapper (kain panjang)

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Lower body wrapper (kain panjang) with design of brown and navy leaf pattern with butterfly and tree frog motif on a beige ground.

Provenance

Purchased in Djakarta, Java in 1969 from the shop/studio of Iwan Tirtaamidjio, the leading batik artist from 1960-1980. MFA purchase June 21, 2006.

Credit Line

Frank B. Bemis Fund

Batik

Indonesian (Javanese), early 20th century

Object Place

Cirebon, Java, Indonesia

Dimensions

Length and Width: 104.1 x 254 cm (41 x 100 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1271

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, wax resist-dyed (batik)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes