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Batik sample

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Sample of cotton batik with design of light neutral orange closely covered with fine waving lines printed with neutral orange and black. On it are medallions printed witih dark blue, neutral orange and light neutral orange.

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, Indonesian

Dimensions

33 x 20 cm (13 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.511

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles