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Lower body wrapper (kamben)

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Rectangular violet-red silk cloth with unfinished crosswise ends. The primary design elements are of three large winged lions, or singa, from Hindu mythology in violet red, yellow, green, blue and natural ecru surrounded by scrolling floral motifs created by weft-yarn resist dye process. There...

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van Kerckhoff Collection purchased by MFA on July 17, 1930

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Indonesian (Balinese), Dutch colonial rule, early 20th century

Object Place

Bali, Indonesia


61 x 113 cm (24 x 44 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; plain-weave, weft yarn-resist dyed (endek, ikat)


Textiles and Fashion Arts