Selendang (Shawl)

A work made of finely woven silk dyed cinnamon brown; all-over design in black made by batik process in diagonal pattern of squares and rectangles enclosing diamond and formalized flower patterns; border consists of hear or leaf shaped band above straight lines running to twisted fringe dyed black.
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  • A work made of finely woven silk dyed cinnamon brown; all-over design in black made by batik process in diagonal pattern of squares and rectangles enclosing diamond and formalized flower patterns; border consists of hear or leaf shaped band above straight lines running to twisted fringe dyed black.

Artist:

Indonesia, Java

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Title

Selendang (Shawl)

Origin

Java

Medium

Finely woven silk dyed cinnamon brown; all-over design in black made by batik process in diagonal pattern of squares and rectangles enclosing diamond and formalized flower patterns; border consists of hear or leaf shaped band above straight lines running to twisted fringe dyed black

Dimensions

320.04 x 54.6 cm (126 x 21 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles H. Worcester

Reference Number

1926.423

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