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Stylized herons standing in water with bulrushes, flying herons, and trailing foliage in background. Border at bottom, top and right sides. Cotton, batik resist-dyed design in shades of blue, cream, gold, and brown.

Provenance

Private Collection, Amsterdam, about 1970; W.J. van Leeuwen, Amsterdam; Purchased by the MFA, Boston December 14, 1994

Credit Line

Edward J. and Mary S. Holmes Fund

Holland, 1900–10

Object Place

Holland

Dimensions

157.8 cm (62 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1994.291

Medium or Technique

Batik

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles