Sarong

Indonesian (Javanese)


Dimensions

8 x 240 cm (3 1/8 x 94 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.40 x .08

Accession Number

11.1336

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. The écru ground is divided by diagonal lines running vertically and horizontally, on this is a design of scattered conventional leaves and flowers in brown, dark blue and écru.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection