Sample of cotton batik with design of light neutral orange ground closely covered with fine wavy lines printed with neutral orange and black. On this are powdered cocks, houses, etc. printed with dark blue and neutral orange.
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 7, 1921
Marianne Brimmer Fund
Indonesian (Javanese), Dutch colonial rule, late 19th century