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Title

Batik with wayang design


Artists

Unknown Artist


About

Across both Java and Bali gods, heroes and demons are all depicted in what has become the distinct and internationally recognized central Indonesian wayang mode: heads in profile with elongated facial features, elaborate headdresses, bodies twisted; and disproportionately long, segmented arms.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, 2006


Details


Place where the work was made

Indonesia


Date

circa 1900


Media category

Textile


Materials used

silk


Dimensions

49.7 x 152.4 cm


Credit

Gift of Dr John Yu and Dr George Soutter 2005


Location

Not on display


Accession number

215.2005



Place

Where the work was made
Indonesia

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history