Indonesian Textile E98693A This ‘Batik Tulis' or hand-drawn batik cloth was designed by atelier Njoo Djwan Liem, a famous batik maker from Pekalongan, central Java, who made batiks designed for the wife of former Indonesian President Sukarno and other influential woman. The batik features a modern design of birds and foliage. Made in 1965, it was intended to be worn in the modern fashion of the time. Size: 106 x 242cm.
Shoulder Cloth | Javanese Batik | Cotton | Dated mid 19th - early 20th century A.D. | Diagonal rows with circle motif | Found in the New York Metropolitan Museum | http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/307893?rpp=20&pg=1676&ft=Textile&pos=33520
Panel | Javanese Batik (Pekalongan culture) | Cotton | Dated 1920s A.D. | Diagonal rows featuring the kawung overlapped with European inspired design of florals (called buketan) | Kawung is an old batik motif and used to be restricted to only the royal courts (sumptuary law) | Found in the New York Metropolitan Museum | http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/309297
Headcloth | Javanese Batik | Cotton | Dated 1920 - 1929 A.D. | Plant design (called semen) | Probably a Tjap (stamped) Batik technique | Found in the Dallas Museum of Art | https://www.dma.org/art/exhibitions/waxed-batik-java