Head wrapper

Indonesian (Javanese)


Dimensions

104 x 104 cm (40 15/16 x 40 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.04 x 1.04

Accession Number

21.755

Medium or Technique

Batik

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Printed by the reserve process and often called batik. The center is plain dark blue and is surrounded by bands of neutral reddish orange and dark blue on a yellow ground streaked with reddish orange.

Provenance

1921, purchased by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) for the MFA. (Accession date: April 21, 1921)

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund