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Lower body wrapper (kain sarong)

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Man's or woman's lower body wrapper (kain sarong) with design of Light brown ground covered with a lattice-work of darker brown broken by bunches of conventional flowers and long leaves in three shades of brown, dark blue and white. One one end is a dark blue panel on which are conventional...

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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

Batik

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

Dimensions

107 x 204 cm (42 1/8 x 80 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1299

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes