Sample of cotton batik. The ground is printed in an irregular design with neutral orange and light neutral orange. On it are dark blue medallions each containing a design resembling a curled leaf printed with 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