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Man's upper or lower body wrapper (hinggi)

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Man's rectangular cotton wrapper with design, created by the warp ikat technique, of a broad central field with stylized floral and butterfly (?) lattice work in reddish-orange, dark blue and natural ecru; on either side there are wide bands with stylized human figures and trees in reddish...

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van Kerckhoff Collection, gift to MFA on July 17, 1930 Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Indonesian (East Sumbanese), Dutch colonial rule, late 19th century

Object Place

Sumba, East, Indonesia


Overall: 233 x 132 cm (91 3/4 x 51 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts