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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 repeating stylized floral medallions (tjeplokkan pattern) in brown and natural ecru on a dark blue ground.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA on April 21, 1921

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

Batik

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

Object Place

Java, Central, Indonesia

Dimensions

106 x 255 cm (41 3/4 x 100 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.765

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes