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Batik tool (canting)

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Wax applicator tool (canting) for batik process with bamboo handle and copper bowl-like reservoir with small spout.

Provenance

Purchased through Dr. Coomaraswamy by the MFA, April 7, 1921

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

Indonesian (Javanese), Dutch colonial rule, early 20th century

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 7 cm (1 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.297

Medium or Technique

Copper and bamboo

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Equipment