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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 an overall pattern of wayang puppet figures and stylized plants in brown and dark blue on a natural ecru ground and divided diagonally by narrow dark blue lines.


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, late 19th to 20th century

Object Place

Java, Central, Indonesia

Object Place

Java (Central)


249 x 108 cm (98 1/16 x 42 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts