Javanese batik kain or wrapper, 1914


Javanese batik kain or wrapper, Collector date = 1914. Plain weave cotton; Javanese wrapped garment made of a long strip of cotton cloth decorated with batik. Batik pattern in brown and indigo blue with diagonal bands in a repeating geometric design, with narrow floral, bird, and butterfly patterned scallop-edged borders on one long side and one short end. 102" L x 42" W. Selvage width. Typical Central Javanese court pattern and coloring.

Date Made: ca. 19141914

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Indonesia: Javanese

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Textiles, Javanese Batiks, Textiles


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T04322.000Catalog Number: T04322.000Accession Number: 67243

Object Name: kain or wrapper, batik

Physical Description: cotton (overall material)plain weave, batik (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 102 in x 42 in; 259.08 cm x 106.68 cm


Record Id: nmah_627088

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