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Rectangular cotton batik decorative hanging with design of four wayang puppet figures and a central floral arrangement in blue, brown and natural ecru on a dark blue ground. There is a border of repeating floral motifs on all four sides.

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, 1900–23

Object Place

Java, Indonesia

Dimensions

193 x 98 cm (76 x 38 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.1061

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles