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Lower body wrapper (kain sarong)

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Man's or woman's lower body wrapper (kain sarong) with design of middle is a broad panel of dark brown decorated with points of various designs; beyond this are four borders of varying widths and broad panels of cream white covered with conventional floral designs. The centers of the large,...

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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), Dutch colonial rule, 19th century

Dimensions

107 x 193 cm (42 1/8 x 76 in.)

Accession Number

11.1301

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes