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Man's upper or lower body wrapper (hinggi)

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Reddish brown (kombu) and blue black (indigo) rectangular cotton cloth with twisted fringe at both ends. The primary design elements, created by warp ikat technique, are of skull trees (andung), crustacea, cocks, and geometric forms in light neutral reddish orange with a little blue and yellow,...

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Kerckhoff Collection purchased by MFA on July 17, 1930 Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

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

Object Place

Sumba, Indonesia


107 x 230 cm (42 1/8 x 90 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts