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Lower body wrapper (kain sarong)

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Man or woman's lower body wrapper (kain sarong) design of conventional plants in reddish brown, dark blue and yellow. On two sides and across one end are dark blue borders and a floral design in red, brown, and yellow. On one is a panel. The ground of the panel and border is dark blue, the...

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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,

Dimensions

107 x 205 cm (42 1/8 x 80 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1292

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes