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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.


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


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

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts