Headdress

Indonesian (Javanese)


Dimensions

105 x 107 cm (41 5/16 x 42 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.07 x 1.05

Accession Number

21.767

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 light neutral yellow streaked with neutral reddish orange, surrounding it is a design of strange forms including wings, leaves and fine curling lines printed with neutral reddish orange, dark blue and black.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund