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Batik sample

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Sample of cotton batik with design of diagonal lattice work of star and circular motifs in light brown, dark blue and natural ecru.

Provenance

Purchased through Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy fr the MFA from the private collection of the Javanese prince Ario Kusumodiningrat, an elder brother of the then reigning sultan in Surakarta (Solo); April 21, 1921

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

Indonesian (Javanese), Dutch coloial rule,

Place of Creation

Surakarta, Java, central, Indonesia

Dimensions

24 x 34 cm (9 7/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.526

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles