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Man's wrapper (hinggi)

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Reddish-brown, blue-black and natural ecru rectangular cotton cloth with crosswise fringe at both ends. The primary design elements, created by warp ikat technique, are of wide bands with large reddish-brown stylized birds on a blue-black ground and smaller bands with natural ecru horses and...

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Provenance

Kerckhoff Collection purchased by MFA on July 17, 1930

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

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

Object Place

Sumba, Indonesia

Dimensions

Overall: 66.5 x 248.9 cm (26 3/16 x 98 in.)

Accession Number

30.785

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes