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Fragment of cotton batik with dark blue ground and design of a leaf and several small spots in reddish-brown and natural ecru.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, 1920

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indonesian (Javanese), 19th or early 20th century

Object Place

Java, Indonesia

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 9.5cm (2 3/4 x 3 3/4in.)

Accession Number

20.1976

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, wax resist-dyed (batik)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles