Head cloth

Indonesian (Javanese)


Dimensions

103 x 105 cm (40 9/16 x 41 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.05 x 1.03

Accession Number

21.761

Medium or Technique

Cotton batik

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Printed by the reserve process and often called batik. Dark blue ground surrounded by a border with a scrolling vine with an inner border of strange figures printed with neutral orange and light neutral orange.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund