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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 birds and leaves in two shades of brown, dark blue, and white 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 period,

Dimensions

104 x 214 cm (40 15/16 x 84 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1293

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes