Batik sample

Indonesian (Javanese)
Dutch colonial rule
late 19th century


Object Place: Surakarta, Java, Indonesia, Central

Dimensions

42 x 50 cm (16 9/16 x 19 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.548

Medium or Technique

Cotton, natural dyes; plain weave, hand drawn (tulis) wax-resist (batik)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sample of cotton batik with design of single garuda wing motifs (lars) in dark blue, brown and natural ecru.

Provenance

1921, sold by Prince Ario Kusumodiningrat (b. circa 1860), Surakarta, to Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) for the MFA. (Accession date: April 7, 1921)

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund