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Drawstring trousers with design of stylized floral motifs in bright red and yellow, created by the double-ikat process, on a dark reddish-brown ground; on the bottom of each leg are two horizontal borders, one with repeating diamonds, the other with interlocking triangles (tumpal pattern) and...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indonesian (Sumatran) of Indian fabric, Dutch colonial rule, 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 108 x 55.2 cm (42 1/2 x 21 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1345

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, warp and weft yarn resist-dyed (double ikat, patola)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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