Indonesian, Java - Skirtcloth (Sarong), 1850-1900

Indonesian, Java

Skirtcloth (Sarong), 1850-1900

Cotton tabby, resist dyed, 202.6 x 104.8 cm (79 3/4 x 41 1/4 in.) overall

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Object details

Accession number

T1cav237.a

Description

Pattern: Birds, animals, floral

Provenance

Entered Isabella Stewart Gardner's collection by 1915.

Dimension Notes

Selvedge Width: 107.95 cm (42.5 in)

Bibliography

Adolph S. Cavallo. Textiles: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1986), pp. 210-11, no. 198a.


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Commentary

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