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Batik sample

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Sample of cotton batik with design of patchwork composed of small rectangular and triangular shapes with a variety of patterns in dark blue, black, light brown and natural ecru.

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

Object Place

Surakarta, Java, Central, Indonesia

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 3/16 x 7 7/8 in. (31 x 20 cm)

Accession Number

21.507

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles