Scarf

Sumatran


Dimensions

468 cm (184 1/4 in.).

Accession Number

11.1380

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, yarn-resist dyed (ikat)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

The warp threads were stretched and bound together in groups, then dyed. The ground is dark red. The design consists of geometrical and conventional floral forms in white, red, green and yellow.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection