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Batik sample

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Sample of cotton batik with design of Dark blue ground on which the design of diagonal bands of irregular shape is printed with white and neutral orange. Like 21.590.

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 7, 1921

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

Indonesia, Dutch colonial rule, Late 19th century

Place of Creation

Surakarta, Java, central, Indonesia

Dimensions

24 x 34 cm (9 7/16 x 13 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .34+ x .24+

Accession Number

21.593

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles