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Lower body wrapper (kain panjang)

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Man's or woman's lower body wrapper (kain panjang) with design of alternate diagonal stripes of deep cream color and dark blue. The écru stripes are divided diagonally by dark blue and outlined with brown, the dark blue stripes are detailed with small brown figures. On four sides are narrow...

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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,

Dimensions

52 x 246 cm (20 1/2 x 96 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1294

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes