Shoulder cloth (slendang, kain plangi)

Indonesian (Balinese)
20th century


Object Place: Bali, Indonesia

Dimensions

57 x 172 cm (22 7/16 x 67 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.894

Medium or Technique

Silk, dyes; plain-weave, tie-dyed (plangi)

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Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rectangular natural ecru silk cloth with an overall design of circular motifs within a simple grid created by tie-dyed color spots in red, pink, blue and green. There is a deep border of repeating diamond-shaped geometric motifs on one crosswise end.

Provenance

Gift in memory of George T. Cottle to MFA on June 8, 1960

Credit Line

Gift in memory of George T. Cottle