Kain Kaligrafi – Jambi, Sumatra, Indonesia. 20th century batik cloth with stylized calligraphy. The cloth is in the size of a panjang (long hip wrap) but was probably used as a ceremonial shroud or a ritual shoulder cloth. The striped pattern along each end is typical of Jambi batik design. The borders are decorated with a finely crocheted metal twine. Hand-drawn wax resist-dyed batik-tulis on white cotton with indigo dye. Mid to late 20th century. Size:209x86cm. Please ask for more images.