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Collection The Textiles Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Date early 20th C
Date Accessioned 1988
Artefact/Item Textile
Function Clothing head cloth
General Description Javanese early 20th C. head cloth, had waxed and dyed indigo and Soga (brown dye from bark) faded. Diagonal bands of pattern with large plain central diamond.
Cultural Context Java
Id Number Current Accession 8053
Subject Java head cloth
Measurements Dimensions 105 x 105 centimetres
Material Cotton
Visual Information Geometric
Current Ownership University College for the Creative Arts at Farnham
History Of Ownership Barron and Larcher collection
Rights Managed by The Textiles Collection at the University for the Creative Arts at Farnham.
Source Given by Robin and Heather Tanner Chippenham Wilts
Technique Hand waxed using tjanting
Weave Plain weave
Process Dyed in indigo then most of the wax scraped off before dyeing with Soga (brown dye from bark

 

 

 

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