Mohamad Hadi, Srikandi as Goddess of the Indonesian Women's Movement [Srikandi Gerwani] Enlarge | zoom 1 /1

Mohamad Hadi

Indonesia 1916 – 1983

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Srikandi as Goddess of the Indonesian Women's Movement [Srikandi Gerwani] 1964 Description: in skirt cloth form [kain panjang]
Title Notes: with self-help [berdikari] design, shadow puppet [wayang] figures depicting manifestations of Srikandi as aristocrat in courtly costume, a devout Muslim with head-cloth and long-sleeved jacket and a peasant with a locally woven striped tunic, sun hat and bare feet; cosmic tree-mountain [gunungan or kekayon], geese, chickens, naga, butterflies, fish, elephant, crab, monkey and sun
Place made: Surakarta, Java, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: textiles, cotton, natural dyes; hand-drawn batik

Primary Insc: IX MD. HADI SOLO 1964
Dimensions: 106.0 h x 251.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with Gallery Shop Funds 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.3065