Sarong

Indonesian (Javanese)


Dimensions

101 x 187.5 cm (39 3/4 x 73 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.875 x 1.01

Accession Number

11.1326

Medium or Technique

Batik

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man or woman’ skirt. Printed by the reserve process and often called batik. On one end is a dark blue panel with a conventional design of flowers and spots in brown, black and white; the other end has a dark brown and white mottled ground which is broken with leaf forms in the same colors.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection