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Head wrapper (iket kepala)

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Man's head wrapper (iket kepala)

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Grafton D. Dorsey to the MFA on April 12, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grafton D. Dorsey

Batik

Indonesian (Javanese), Dutch colonial rule, 19th century

Object Place

Java

Dimensions

Height x width: 43 x 42 1/2 in. (109.2 x 108 cm)

Accession Number

45.244

Medium or Technique

Cotton; plain-weave, wax resist-dyed (batik)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes