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Batik sample

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Sample of cotton batik with design of Dark blue ground on which are powdered large rosette forms printed with neutral yellow orange, light neutral yellow orange, white and black.

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

20 x 32 cm (7 7/8 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.515

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles