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ULITA - an Archive of International Textiles

batik fabric
Date: 20th Century
Dimensions: 44.5 x 51.5 cm (17 1/2 x 20 1/4 in.)
Made in: Indonesia
Description: This item was probably produced for the tourist market. It depicts an elephant surrounded by a decorative border pattern, rendered using a bright shade of red with some yellow and white also incorporated. The elephant is regarded in Indonesia as a symbol of strength and wisdom.
Inv. No.: 284

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