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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.

Provenance

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

60.894

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes