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Textile length (possibly intended for man's lower body wrapper (kampuh)

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Violet-red silk cloth made up of two lengths handstitched together lengthwise with unfinished crosswise ends. The main design elements are of figures from Hindu mythology including monkeys, demons and birds in dark purple, orange, green, yellow, and natural white created by the weft ikat, or...

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Provenance

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, Indonesian

Dimensions

110 x 143 cm (43 5/16 x 56 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.806

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles