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Head wrapper (kain kepala)

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Head wrapper with design of (semen) in natural ecru and brown on a dark blue 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), Dutch colonial rule, 19th century

Object Place

Court region, Java (Central)

Dimensions

106 x 100 cm (41 3/4 x 39 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1316

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes