Sarong

Indonesian (Javanese)


Dimensions

108 x 195.5 cm (42 1/2 x 76 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.955 x 1.08

Accession Number

11.1338

Medium or Technique

Batik

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man or woman’s skirt. Printed by the reserve process and often called batik. In the middle is a panel of dark blue on which are long points of ornament in red, blue, white and yellow. This panel is edged by floral bands in the same colors; on each end is a floral design with starlike flowers on a white ground. On one side are straight and scalloped borders, on the other a straight border.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection