Lower body wrapper (kain sarong)

Indonesian (Javanese)
Dutch colonial period


Dimensions

104 x 214 cm (40 15/16 x 84 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1293

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 lower body wrapper (kain sarong) with design of birds and leaves in two shades of brown, dark blue, and white 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