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Sarong

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Man or woman's skirt. Printed by the reserve process and called by the Javanese word "batik". Pale yellow ground with large, irregular forms in red, detailed with floral forms outlined and shaded with yellow. On one end is a scalloped border and across the top a straight one.

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

106 x 183 cm (41 3/4 x 72 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.83 x 1.06

Accession Number

11.1330

Medium or Technique

Batik

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes