Lower body wrapper (kain panjang)

Batik

Indonesian (Javanese)
Dutch colonial rule
19th century


Dimensions

104 x 241 cm (40 15/16 x 94 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1320

Medium or Technique

Cotton, natural dyes; plain-weave, hand-drawn (tulis) 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 overall design of stylized leaves or feathers in dark blue, brown and natural ecru.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection