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Kain Kepala (headcloth) (Indonesia), 1900–1971

This is a Kain kepala (headcloth). It is dated 1900–1971 and we acquired it in 1971. 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 bequest of Marian Hague. It is credited Bequest of Marian Hague.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 101 x 102.2 cm (39 3/4 x 40 1/4 in.)

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Kain Kepala (headcloth) (Indonesia), 1900–1971; cotton; H x W: 101 x 102.2 cm (39 3/4 x 40 1/4 in.); Bequest of Marian Hague; 1971-50-496

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