Batik sample

Indonesian (Javanese)
Dutch colonial rule
late 19th century


Place of Creation: Surakarta, Java, Indonesia, central

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 3/4 x 14 in. (24.8 x 35.6 cm)

Accession Number

21.579

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sample of cotton batik with design of light neutral orange ground with irregular spots of dark neutral orange closely covered with a design of fine interlacing lines printed in black.

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