Batik

Java


Dimensions

5.1 x 66 cm (2 x 26 in.); Legacy dimension: .66 x .51+

Accession Number

21.757

Medium or Technique

Batik

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Printed by the reserve process and often called batik. Dark blue ground closely covered with an irregular design of strange forms including birds, on three sides there is a border, the design is printed with neutral reddish orange, black and white.

Provenance

1921, purchased by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) for the MFA. (Accession date: April 21, 1921)

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund