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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 a dark brown ground covered with an overall lozenge design (limarran) made up of short red-brown and light brown lines arranged to form diamonds. Some of these diamonds are outlined with dark blue and detailed with...

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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, late 19th century

Object Place

Java, Central, Indonesia

Dimensions

95 x 218 cm (37 3/8 x 85 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1280

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave ground, stamp (cap) wax-resist dyed (batik)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes