Batik tool (canting)

Indonesian (Javanese)
Dutch colonial rule
early 20th century


Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 x 8.9 cm (3/4 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.299

Medium or Technique

Copper and bamboo

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Equipment

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

Provenance

1921, purchased by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) for the MFA. (Accession date: April 7, 1921)

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund