Seldang, woman's scarf

Indonesian (Javanese)


Dimensions

259 x 51 cm (101 15/16 x 20 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .51 x 2.59

Accession Number

21.758

Medium or Technique

Batik

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Printed by the reserve process and often called batik. Dark blue ground on which is an irregular scrolling design surrounded by a border, printed with whitish gray and light putty color.

Provenance

1921, purchased by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) for the MFA. (Accession date: April 21, 1921)

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund