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Jacket (baju)

Indian for the Indonesian market
mid 18th century


Length x width: 104.1 x 157.5 cm (41 x 62 in.) Center back: 104.1 cm (41 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, hand-painted and resist-dyed.

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Floral-patterned, cotton chintz jacket. Long-sleeve jacket with small collar. Floral lace pattern of deep purple, blue, green, pink and white. No interior label.


Private collection, Japan. About 1999, sold by a gallery in Tokyo to Thomas Murray, Mill Valley, CA; 2013, sold by Thomas Murray to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Bonnie Covington, Jeremy and Hanne Grantham, and Suzanne W. and Alan J. Dworsky