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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 closely covered with white, curving lines and dots on a black ground. On this is a design of conventional plant forms and insects.

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

102 x 226 cm (40 3/16 x 89 in.)

Accession Number

11.1295

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes