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Batik sample

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Sample of cotton batik with design of single garuda wing motifs (lars) in dark blue, brown and natural ecru.

Provenance

Purchased through Dr. Andanda K. Coomaraswamy for the MFA from the private collection of the Javanese prince Ario Kusumodiningrat, an elder brother of the then-reigning sultan in Surakarta (Solo); April 7, 1921

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

Indonesian (Javanese), Dutch colonial rule, late 19th century

Object Place

Surakarta, Java, Central, Indonesia

Dimensions

42 x 50 cm (16 9/16 x 19 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.548

Medium or Technique

Cotton, natural dyes; plain weave, hand drawn (tulis) wax-resist (batik)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles