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Man's upper or lower body wrapper (hinggi)

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Red and navy ground with animal figures, fringe on the ends, and seam along center back.

Provenance

Monni Adams, acquired through gift exchange with the royal lord of Kambera, East Sumba, 1969. MFA purchase June 21, 1969.

Credit Line

Frank B. Bemis Fund

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 137.2 x 289.6 cm (54 x 114 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1272

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, resist-dyed (ikat)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes