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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 branches and leaves connected by small tendrils in dark blue and brown on a natural ecru ground.

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

244 x 106 cm (96 1/16 x 41 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1282

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes