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Shoulder cloth (slendang, kain plangi)

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Rectangular natural ecru silk cloth with an overall design of circular motifs within a simple grid created by tie-dyed color spots in red, pink, blue and green. There is a deep border of repeating diamond-shaped geometric motifs on one crosswise end.


Gift in memory of George T. Cottle to MFA on June 8, 1960

Credit Line

Gift in memory of George T. Cottle

Indonesian (Balinese), 20th century

Object Place

Bali, Indonesia


57 x 172 cm (22 7/16 x 67 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk, dyes; plain-weave, tie-dyed (plangi)


Textiles and Fashion Arts