Shoulder cloth or breast cloth (selendang, slendang or kemben)

Batik

Indonesian (Javanese)
Dutch colonial rule
19th century


Dimensions

253 x 52 cm (99 5/8 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.1323

Medium or Technique

Cotton, natural dyes; plain-weave ground, hand-drawn (tulis) wax-resist dyed (batik)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cotton batik shoulder or breast cloth with design of narrow border on four sides.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection