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1970

  • Work on this object began.

1978

  • We acquired this object.

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Textile (Indonesia), 1970–78

This is a Textile. It is dated 1970–78 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is cotton and its technique is hand drawn wax resist dyeing (batik) on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by John Rieck. It is credited Gift of John Rieck.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 231.8 x 104.1 cm (91 1/4 x 41 in.) Repeat H x W: 41.9 x 36.2 cm (16 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscription in one corner: "HADJAR-BARU"

Cite this object as

Textile (Indonesia), 1970–78; cotton; H x W: 231.8 x 104.1 cm (91 1/4 x 41 in.) Repeat H x W: 41.9 x 36.2 cm (16 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.); Gift of John Rieck; 1978-129-5

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