Unknown Artist

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

Location
Not on display
Further information

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.

Place of origin
Cirebon, West Java, Java, Indonesia
Year
20th century
Media
Textile
Medium
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.
Accession number
73.2012