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Lower body wrapper (kain sarong)

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Man or woman's skirt lower body wrapper (kain sarong) with design of conventional okants in blue, brown, red, and cream color on a white ground. The borders on the top and bottom and the wide strip on one side have dark green grounds, and a design of flowers and leaves in blue, brown, yellow,...

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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,

Dimensions

109 x 210 cm (42 15/16 x 82 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1291

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes