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Man's upper or lower body wrapper (hinggi)

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Reddish-brown (kombu), dark and light blue (indigo) and natural ecru rectangular cotton cloth with thick, twisted warp fringe on each end. The primary design elements, created by the warp ikat technique, are of crosswise bands of stylized birds, trees and floral motifs in varying...

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Provenance

Gift to MFA on January 14, 1943

Credit Line

Gift of the Honorable George Holden Tinkham

Indonesian (Sumbanese), Dutch colonial rule, 19th or early 20th century

Object Place

Sumba, East, Indonesia

Dimensions

Height x width: 101 x 59 in. (256.5 x 149.9 cm)

Accession Number

43.20

Medium or Technique

Cotton, natural dyes; warp-faced plain-weave, resist-dyed (ikat)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes