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Lower body wrapper (kain sarong)

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Man's or woman's lower body wrapper (kain sarong) with an overall repeating pattern of square tiles in white, dark blue, and black on a reddish-brown ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on May 4, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Batik

Indonesian (Javanese),

Dimensions

102 x 219 cm (40 3/16 x 86 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1307

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes