Cloth

Indonesian (possibly Timorese)
late 19th to early 20th century


Object Place: Indonesia, Southeast

Dimensions

78 x 110 cm (30 11/16 x 43 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.796

Medium or Technique

Palm fiber, natural dyes; plain-weave ,warp yarn resist-dyed (ikat)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular woven palm fiber cloth with alternating bands of wide and narrow stripes in brown, reddish-brown, yellow, blue and natural ecru created by the warp ikat technique. The piece is made up of two lengths hand-stitched together along the center with warp fringe at each end.

Provenance

van Kerckhoff Collection purchased by the MFA on July 17, 1930
Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund