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Batik sample

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Sample of cotton batik with design of strange trees, butterflies, etc, is printed with neutral orange and light neutral orange on a dark blue ground.


Purchased by MFA through Dr. Ananda 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) on April 7, 1921

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

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

Place of Creation

Srakarta, Java, central, Indonesia


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

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts