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Violet-red and dark purple rectangular silk cloth with unfinished crosswise edges. The primary design element is of two lengthwise rows of white elephants with flowers or trees on their backs, each surrounded by a stylized floral lattice accented with red and yellow. There is a lengthwise...

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van Kerckhoff Collection purchased by MFA on July 17, 1930

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Indonesian (Balinese), Dutch colonial rule, early 20th century

Object Place

Bali, Indonesia


59 x 109 cm (23 1/4 x 42 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, weft yarn resist -dyed (endek, ikat)


Textiles and Fashion Arts