Skirt Cloth (Kain Panjang)

This batik was made in the north coast of Java, probably Lasem, which is well-known for its deep red color. It is worn as a hip wrapper.

Title: Skirt Cloth (Kain Panjang)

Artist: Unknown

Creation Date: Early 20th century

Geography: Indonesia, Java

Culture: Javanese

Medium: Cotton, natural dyes

Technique: Plain weave, wax-resist dyed cloth (batik)

Dimensions: 103.5 x 255 cm (41 3/4 x 100 3/8)

Classification: Costumes; principal attire (lower body)

Credit Line: Gift of Helena Hernmarck in memory of Mary Kahlenberg, 2022

Object ID Number: 2022.12.KT672