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Man or woman's skirt. Printed by the reserve process and called by the Javanese word "batik". In the middle is a broad panel on which is a design of deep points in dark brown, red, blue, green, yellow and white. This is held in by bands of geometric and conventional floral ornament. Beyond these...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on May 4, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indonesian (Javanese),

Dimensions

107 x 195 cm (42 1/8 x 76 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.95 x 1.07

Accession Number

11.1343

Medium or Technique

Batik

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes