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Lower body wrapper (kain panjang)

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Man's or woman's rectangular cotton batik lower body wrapper (kain panjang) with overall design of a repeating oval and diamond pattern (tjeplokkan or djilamprang) in brown and natural ecru on a dark blue ground.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Florence A. Chase to the MFA on December 10, 1942

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Florence A. Chase

Batik

Indonesian (Javanese), Dutch colonial rule, early 20th century

Object Place

Java, Central, Indonesia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 104.0 x 259.0 cm

Accession Number

42.657

Medium or Technique

Cotton, dyes; plain weave, stamped (cap) wax-resist (batik)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes