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Waist Wrapper (Sarung, Tambal)

1880 or earlier

Cotton; wax-resist batik

202 × 104 cm (79 1/2 × 40 15/16in.)
Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus Collection, Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2006.4.351
Geography: 
Made in Pekalongan, Java, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Java
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus, New York. First Known Collector: Adrian

Bibliography: 

Inger McCabe Elliott, Batik: Fabled Cloth of Java (New York: C. N. Potter Publishers, 1984), 100, fig. 32.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.