Lower body wrapper (kain panjang)

Batik

Indonesian (Javanese)
Dutch colonial rule


Dimensions

102 x 226 cm (40 3/16 x 89 in.)

Accession Number

11.1295

Medium or Technique

Cotton; plain-weave, wax resist-dyed (batik)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s or woman’s lower body wrapper (kain panjang) with design of closely covered with white, curving lines and dots on a black ground. On this is a design of conventional plant forms and insects.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection