Man's upper or lower body wrapper (hinggi)

Indonesian (Sumbanese)
Dutch colonial rule
early 20th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 139.1 x 287.7 cm (54 3/4 x 113 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1272

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, resist-dyed (ikat)

On View

Arts of Asia, Oceania, and Africa Gallery (Gallery 177)

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red and navy ground with animal figures, fringe on the ends, and seam along center back.

Provenance

Monni Adams, acquired through gift exchange with the royal lord of Kambera, East Sumba, 1969. MFA purchase June 21, 1969.

Credit Line

Frank B. Bemis Fund