Man's lower body wrapper (kain)
Dutch colonial rule
early 20th century
Object Place: Cirebon, Java, Indonesia
Height x width: 101.6 x 256.5 cm (40 x 101 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain-weave, hand-drawn (tulis) wax-resist dyed (batik)
Not On View
Man’s lower body wrapper (kain panjang) with design of Chinese-influenced stylized rock formations (wadasan pattern) in blue and natural ecru on a dark blue ground.
Purchased by donor in Asia when she lived in Singapore in 1977; Gift to MFA January 25, 2006.
Gift of Ruth Oliver Jolliffe