Shoulder cloth (selendang, slendang)

Batik

Indonesian (Javanese)
Dutch colonial period
19th century


Dimensions

50.5 x 244.5 cm (19 7/8 x 96 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1283

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cotton batik shoulder cloth with design of temples, Garuda wings and land and sea creatures (semen design) in brown, dark blue and black on a natural ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection