Fowler in Focus: Courtly and Urban Batik from Java, May 23 - September 5, 2010

Fowler in Focus: Courtly and Urban Batik from Java
May 23 - September 5, 2010
Fowler Museum of Cultural History, University of California, Los Angeles

Drawn from the Fowler Museum’s extensive holdings of Indonesian textiles, these eleven beautiful textiles offer fine examples of both courtly and urban batik from Java. The two contrasting styles equally testify to the remarkable free-form artistry that is the hallmark of fine hand-waxed batik.