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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 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: 103 x 107 cm (40 1/2 x 42 1/8 in.)

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Kain Kepala (headcloth) (Indonesia), 1900–1971; cotton; H x W: 103 x 107 cm (40 1/2 x 42 1/8 in.); Bequest of Marian Hague; 1971-50-497

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