Length of cloth

Imitation batik

Dutch for export
early 20th century


Object Place: possibly Holland

Dimensions

Height x width: 38 1/4 x 34 1/2 in. (97.2 x 87.6 cm)

Accession Number

45.615

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Imitation batik cloth with Javanese-inspired design of birds and floral medallions on a repeating pattern of small interlocking ovals in brown, dark blue and beige. There is a narrow floral border along each selvedge and a narrow hand-stitched hem along each crosswise edge.

Provenance

Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June 14, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout