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Headcloth
Headcloth
Location:
Not on display
Media:
Cotton; Wax-resist Dyeing (batik), Applied Gold Leaf
Dimensions:
80 x 199.4 cm (31 1/2 x 78 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
X70.5.120
Acquisition Date:
1941-11-13
Credit Line:

Katherine Ball Collection

Typical size for a headcloth (kudung). Most likely made for the Sumatran market. The white background is filled with little blue dots (cocohan) which is created with a needle. The gangeng seaweed motif is typical of Cirebon. The design is Chinese style.--Itie van Hout 7/2004

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.