Hanging

Batik

Indonesian (Javanese) for Western export
Dutch colonial rule
1900–23


Object Place: Java, Indonesia

Dimensions

193 x 98 cm (76 x 38 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.1061

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular cotton batik decorative hanging with design of four wayang puppet figures and a central floral arrangement in blue, brown and natural ecru on a dark blue ground. There is a border of repeating floral motifs on all four sides.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Franz Aigner