Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Indonesia
  • sarong, late 1800s–1974
  • Where object was made: Jawa, Indonesia
  • cotton, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 253 x 103 cm
    Object Length/Width: 99 5/8 x 40 9/16 in
  • Gift of Barbara Michener
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6581

The rectangular length of cloth is blue with densely packed brown and dark blue designs and small white dots between. It is decorated with large brown or blue flowers or leaves and small brown flowers, with rabbit-like and kangaroo-like animals, and deer along the long edges with pagoda-like houses. There is a border of white triangles along the short edge. It is a batik-like printed design.