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Batik sample

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Sample of cotton batik with design of neutral yellowish orange ground on which is a design of rosettes, the outer points of which touch. Printed with dark blue and light neutral yellowish orange.

Provenance

Purchased 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); April 21, 1921

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

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

Place of Creation

Surakarta, Java, central, Indonesia

Dimensions

35 x 25 cm (13 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .25 x .35

Accession Number

21.524

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles