Hanging

Batik

Indonesian (Javanese) for Western export
Dutch colonial rule
1900 to 1923


Object Place: Java, Indonesia

Dimensions

201.5 x 106.5 cm (79 5/16 x 41 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.1060

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, hand-drawn (tulis) wax resist-dyed (batik)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular cotton batik cloth for decoration with design of four wayang puppet figures and a stylized mountain (gunungan) in the center in blue, brown and natural ecru on a dark blue ground. There is a border on all four sides with a repeating floral design.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Franz Aigner to the MFA on December 13, 1972

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Franz Aigner