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Man or woman's skirt. Printed by the reserve process and often called batik. The écru ground is divided by diagonal lines running vertically and horizontally, on this is a design of scattered conventional leaves and flowers in brown, dark blue and écru.

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

8 x 240 cm (3 1/8 x 94 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.40 x .08

Accession Number

11.1336

Medium or Technique

Batik

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes