Man's upper or lower body wrapper (hinggi)

Indonesian (Sumbanese)
Dutch colonial rule
early 20th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 101.6 x 254 cm (40 x 100 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1275

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

Blue and white ground with dragon-like figures, fringe on the ends, and seam along center back.

Provenance

Gift to the donor from the wife of the Lord of Kapunduk, Sumba, 1970. Gift to MFA June 21, 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Monni Adams