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Batik sample

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Sample of cotton batik with design of Dark blue ground on which are diagonal bands of irregular form printed with light neutral orange and neutral orange divided by rows of small neutral orange diamonds.

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 Sueakarta (Solo); April 7, 1921

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

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

Place of Creation

Surakarta, Java, central, Indonesia

Dimensions

19 x 31 cm (7 1/2 x 12 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .31 x .19+

Accession Number

21.597

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles