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Batik sample

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Sample of cotton batik with design of clusters of stylized leaf forms in dark blue and brown on a natural ecru ground.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA 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) on April 7, 1921

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

Indonesian (Javanese), Dutch colonial rule, Late 19th century

Object Place

Surakarta, Java, Central, Indonesia

Dimensions

35 x 24 cm (13 3/4 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.504

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles