Textile length (half of sarong)

Malayan
British colonial rule
early 20th century


Object Place: Terengganu, Malaysia

Dimensions

82 x 104 cm (32 5/16 x 40 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.62

Medium or Technique

Cotton; plain-weave, warp yarn resist-dyed

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rectangular cotton cloth with overall pattern of interlacing stripes and zigzag designs in brilliant yellow, red, green, purple and natural ecru created by the warp ikat technique. The crosswise edges are unfinished.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA on March 5, 1925

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund