Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery
A stunning hand drawn batik made sometime in the 1930s with the workshop signature in the corner.
Tiga negeri means “Three states” and refers to the fact that the cloth was sent to three different towns for the natural dyes (indigo blue, soga brown and mengkudu red).
The workshop name was added so that it would be returned safely home! A real piece of textile history.
Amazing number of birds drawn very well.
Size: 104 x 240 cms
Estimated to be from the 1930s
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This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.