Dutch colonial rule
Late 19th century
Place of Creation: Surakarta, Java, Indonesia, central
20 x 30 cm (7 7/8 x 11 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton, natural dyes; plain weave, hand-drawn (tulis) wax resist-dyed (batik)
Not On View
Sample of cotton batik with design of diagonal bands of broken dagger pattern (parang variation) in brown and natural ecru alternating with diagonal bands of floral motifs in dark blue, brown and natural ecru.
Purchased through Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy from the private collection of the Javanese prince Ario Kusumodiningrat, an elder brother of the then reigning sultan in Surakarta (Solo); April 7, 1921.
Marianne Brimmer Fund