Lower body wrapper (kain panjang)

Indonesian (Javanese)
Dutch colonial rule
19th century


Dimensions

244 x 106 cm (96 1/16 x 41 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1282

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s or woman’s cotton batik lower body wrapper (kain panjang) with design of branches and leaves connected by small tendrils in dark blue and brown on a natural ecru ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on May 4, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection