Piece of cloth for pants

Batik

Indonesian (Javanese)
Dutch colonial rule
19th century


Dimensions

111 x 146 cm (43 11/16 x 57 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.1286

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Piece of cotton cloth for pants divided into sections with diagonal “broken dagger” pattern (parang) in brown, blue and natural ecru alternating with two blue bands with small floral design in brown and natural.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection