Javanese Style African Batik Painting of Europa and The Bull


Fantastic African Batik textile painting of "Europa and The Bull". Made in the Javanese style using hot wax mixed with plant resins to dye the cloth. The dramatic painting depicts Europa in a blue gown on top of a mythical bull clutching his horns. The bull is jumping into the blue sea and the picture is bordered with a band of brown waves. Mounted on a pole for hanging the textile. Has images on both sides.

Dimensions: 61"w x 1.5"d x 79"h

Circa: Mid 20th Century

Condition: Excellent, age appropriate wear.