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Ceremonial lower body wrapper (kain sembiran)

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Rectangular burgundy-red cotton ground cloth with narrow crosswise stripes woven of yellow, blue and natural ecru and a central crosswise band made up of alternating narrow bands of geometric motifs in gold supplemental weft threads and stripes of blue, red and natural ecru created by the weft...

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Purchased by MFA through Dr. A. K. Coomaraswamy on March 5, 1925

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

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

Object Place

Bali, Indonesia


103.5 x 193 cm (40 3/4 x 76 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, metallic gold paper-wrapped thread; weft-face plain-weave, weft yarn resist-dyed (endek, ikat), discontinuous supplementary weft patterning in gold


Textiles and Fashion Arts