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Lower body wrapper (kain panjang)

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Man's or woman's cotton batik lower body wrapper (kain panjang) with design of birds, leaves and mythical creatures (semen design) in brown and dark blue on a natural ecru ground. Partial piece.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on May 4, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Dimensions

104.5 x 254 cm (41 1/8 x 100 in.)

Accession Number

11.1288

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave ground, hand-drawn (tulis) wax-resist dyed (batik)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes