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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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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


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

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts