Indonesia, Java, Batang
Woman’s Hip Wrapper (Sarung), circa 1910
Textile, Hand-drawn wax resist (batik) on machine-woven cotton, natural and synthetic dyes, 41 1/2 x 80 1/4 in. (105.4 x 203.7 cm)
Inger McCabe Elliott Collection (M.91.184.259)
This rather fanciful cloth was probably presented to convey fond wishes to the recipient. The chosen scene must have had a personal meaning, which regretfully has not been discovered.