Lower body wrapper (kain sarong)

batik

Indonesian (Javanese)
Dutch colonial rule


Dimensions

109 x 210 cm (42 15/16 x 82 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1291

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man or woman’s skirt lower body wrapper (kain sarong) with design of conventional okants in blue, brown, red, and cream color on a white ground. The borders on the top and bottom and the wide strip on one side have dark green grounds, and a design of flowers and leaves in blue, brown, yellow, red, and white.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection