Lower body wrapper (kain sarong)

Batik

Indonesian (Javanese)


Dimensions

102 x 219 cm (40 3/16 x 86 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1307

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s or woman’s lower body wrapper (kain sarong) with an overall repeating pattern of square tiles in white, dark blue, and black on a reddish-brown ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection