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Rectangular cotton batik cloth for decoration with design of four wayang puppet figures and a stylized mountain (gunungan) in the center in blue, brown and natural ecru on a dark blue ground. There is a border on all four sides with a repeating floral design.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Franz Aigner to the MFA on December 13, 1972

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Franz Aigner

Batik

Indonesian (Javanese) for Western export, Dutch colonial rule, 1900 to 1923

Object Place

Java, Indonesia

Dimensions

201.5 x 106.5 cm (79 5/16 x 41 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.1060

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles