University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameBatik
Object Number: 29-58-147
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Java
Length: 113cm
Width: 106cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929


Shawl with representation of scene in a puppet play, two figures of contending warriors, one on each side of the "mountain" (with a tree, figures of monkeys, and birds) which on certain occasions occupies the centre of the "stage". Fugures of birds hover over the warriors. Designs in brown, blue, and natural colour of cloth.


[Article] Davidson, Daniel S. The Oceanic Collections of the University Museum. The University Museum Bulletin. 12 (3-4) : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 101, Fig. 32View Objects cited in this Publication

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