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Batik sample

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Sample of cotton batik with design of alternating rows of floral diamond motifs in light brown, dark blue ground and natural ecru.

Provenance

Purchased through Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy for the MFA from the collection of the Javanese prince Ario Kusumodiningrat, an elder brother of the then reigning sultan in Surakarta (Solo); April 7, 1921

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

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

Place of Creation

Surakarta, Java, central, Indonesia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

21.572

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles