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Batik sample

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Sample of cotton batik with design of rows of alternating triangle motifs in dark blue, brown and natural ecru.

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, 1887

Place of Creation

Surakarta, Java, Central, Indonesia

Dimensions

20 x 31 cm (7 7/8 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.522

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles