Lower body wrapper (kain sarong)

Batik

Indonesian (Javanese)
Dutch colonial rule


Dimensions

197 cm (77 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1304

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s or woman’s lower body wrapper (kain sarong) with design of a dark blue panel on which is a design of flowers and dots in brown, blue, and white. On the other end the white ground is covered by an all over design of zig-zag lines, plants and butterflies, in brown, blue, and white. Two borders on the top and bottom.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection