Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Museum and the Online Archive of California
Creation Place:
Indonesia
Creation Place:
Java
Title:
Textile; kain; wrap-around skirt. Indonesia
Date:
1941
Materials:
batik tulis
Materials:
dyed
Materials:
machine woven
Materials:
cotton
Materials:
textile
Dimensions:
226.0 cm by 100.0 cm
Current Location:
Fowler Museum of Cultural History. University of California, Los Angeles.
Address:
Los Angeles, California 90095-1549
Object ID:
UCLA FMCH X61.16
Subject:
- floral phytomorphic birds
- batik tulis dyed machine woven cotton textile
Heading:
Content/Description
Notes:
REMARKS COMPILED IN 1987 BY ROY HAMILTON ON THE BASIS OF EXISTING RECORDS, EXAMINATION OF OBJECT, AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE: Batik tulis or hand-drawn batik. A "kain" is a length of cloth worn in Indonesia as a wrap-around skirt; once worn in Java by both sexes, in more recent times, primarily a woman's garment. Indigo dyed. Collected during the decade prior to World War II. X61.16 through X61.19 are similar in style, motif and color.
Collection Description:
METS ID:
ark:/13030/ft0j49n66 p

Textile; kain; wrap-around skirt. Indonesia