Batik applicator tool (tjanting, canting)

Indonesian (Javanese)
Dutch colonial rule
19th century


Object Place: Java

Dimensions

2.7 x 8.9 cm (1 1/16 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

45.245

Medium or Technique

Copper and bamboo

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Equipment

Wax applicator tools (canting) for batik process with bamboo handle and copper bowl-like reservoir and small spout.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Grafton D. Dorsey to the MFA, April 12, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grafton D. Dorsey