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Man's Skirt (Indonesia), 1900–1969

This is a Man's skirt. It is dated 1900–1969 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is cotton, metallic threads and its technique is wax resist dyeing (batik) on plain weave with continuous supplementary weft patterning; embroidered with couching stitches and appliqué. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. M. Walter Daub.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 126 x 59 cm (49 5/8 x 23 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Man's Skirt (Indonesia), 1900–1969; cotton, metallic threads; H x W: 126 x 59 cm (49 5/8 x 23 1/4 in.); 1969-96-1

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