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Batik sample

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Sample of cotton batik cloth with design of alternating diagonal bands of stylized floral and diamond motifs (parang pattern variation) in dark blue, brown and natural ecru.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, through Dr. Coomaraswamy, on April 21, 1921

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

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

Object Place

Surakarta, Java, Central, Indonesia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

21.594

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles