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Title

Skirt cloth (kain panjang) with 'heavy with clouds' motif (megamundung)

20th century

Artists

Unknown Artist

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Cirebon West Java Java Indonesia
    Date
    20th century
    Media category
    Textile
    Materials used
    cotton, dyes; batik
    Dimensions
    120.8 x 260.6 cm (irreg.)
    Credit
    Gift of John Yu, in memory of George Soutter 2012.Donated through the Australian Government Cultural Gifts Program.
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    73.2012
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  • About

    The 'megamundung' motif was a popular north coast design for batik textiles. The pattern originated in China and arrived in Indonesia via the extensive trade that occurred in the region.

    Asian Art Department, AGNSW, 2012.