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Man's lower body wrapper (kain)

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Man's lower body wrapper (kain panjang) with design of Chinese-influenced stylized rock formations (wadasan pattern) in blue and natural ecru on a dark blue ground.

Provenance

Purchased by donor in Asia when she lived in Singapore in 1977; Gift to MFA January 25, 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Ruth Oliver Jolliffe

Indonesian (Javanese), Dutch colonial rule, early 20th century

Object Place

Cirebon, Indonesia

Dimensions

Height x width: 101.6 x 256.5 cm (40 x 101 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1257

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, hand-drawn (tulis) wax-resist dyed (batik)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes