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Lower body wrapper (kain panjang, kain prada)

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Man's or woman's rectangular cotton batik lower body wrapper (kain panjang) with overall design of plant, animal and sea creature motifs (semen pattern) in dark blue and gold leaf on a natural ecru ground with small blue dots. There is a border with scrolling floral and imitation fringe motifs...

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Gift of the Honorable George Holden Tinkham to the MFA on January 14, 1943

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Gift of the Honorable George Holden Tinkham


Indonesian (Javanese), Dutch colonial rule, late 19th to early 20th century

Object Place

Java, Indonesia

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, natural dyes; plain weave, hand-drawn (tulis) wax-resist (batik), applied gold leaf (prada)


Textiles and Fashion Arts