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Kain Batik Ayam Alas Gunung Jati

Masina1970

Unit Pengelola Museum Seni

Unit Pengelola Museum Seni
Jakarta, Indonesia

This batik long cloth originated from Trusmi, Cirebon has a special motif of junglefowl and 'megamendung' or mega cloud. The motif is said to symbolize a birth of Islam in Java that is believed to begin in Jati Mountains. The junglefowl stood on top of a karst mountain which is native to Cirebon landscape.

Details

  • Title: Kain Batik Ayam Alas Gunung Jati
  • Creator: Masina
  • Date Created: 1970
  • Location Created: Cirebon, West Java
  • Physical Dimensions: 256 x 105 cm
  • Provenance: Received as a gift from Lasmidjah Hardi
  • Type: Batik

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