, Skirt [kain sarong] ENLARGE | ZOOM 1/1

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Javanese people Skirt [kain sarong] late 19th-early 20th century Title Notes: with central field [badan] design depicting battle scenes from the Lombok war with foot soldiers, cavalry, horse drawn artillery and carts, forts and towers flying flags, hawkers carrying their wares on bamboo shoulder-poles, old men on walking sticks, attendants with umbrellas held aloft and head panels [kepala] of flower bouquets, birds and butterflies
Place made: Batavia (Jakarta), Java, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: textiles, cotton, natural dyes; batik
Dimensions: 104.0 h x 199.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.616