Head wrapper (iket kepala)

Batik

Indonesian (Javanese)
Dutch colonial rule
19th century


Object Place: Java

Dimensions

Height x width: 43 x 42 1/2 in. (109.2 x 108 cm)

Accession Number

45.244

Medium or Technique

Cotton; plain-weave, wax resist-dyed (batik)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s head wrapper (iket kepala)

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Grafton D. Dorsey to the MFA on April 12, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grafton D. Dorsey