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Batik Fabric : Indonesian Cultural Heritage that Goes Transnational

Blue Red Murraya Exotica Balinese Batik Fabric

Batik Fabric was born in Indonesia, but now the garment can be found in almost every corner of the world. What is batik fabric? Batik is more a process to make artistic garment than the product itself. Etymologically, batik is derived from Javanese terms amba, which means to write, and titik, which means dot. The art of […]

Let’s Quilting with Gorgeous Indonesian Batik Fabrics

quilting batik fabric

Quilting batik fabrics is a great pastime to enjoy because of many reasons. To begin with, batik fabrics used for quilting are most of the time unused pieces of batik textile that is usually discarded. There are, of course, pieces and strips of batik for sale; however, the commercial value of those pieces generally arises […]

Lampung Batik : History and Designs

batik lampung motif tree of life

History mentions, Lampung textile art already know since the 18th century. Range of the textile art among other Lampung fabricfilters (woven ikat), pawns, sebage, selekap, teppal, cindai, peleppai (patterned fabric of the ship), and the tray. But most people know of tapis Lampung. tapis fabric ( ikat weaving from lampung is tapis) is a type […]

Batik Keraton Sumenep

Sumenep located in the east of the island of Madura, which still has the Palace is still maintained until now. Unlike the Madura batik batik soga sumeneb browned, almost menyerupau batik from the Palace of Mataram. However there is also a dark blue batik, or black and white, but with a little extra green and […]

Batik Keraton Cirebon

peksi-naga-liman

Cirebon government under Sunan Gunung Jati is the oldest center of Islamic kingdom in Java and sekaligur an important port in the trade route from Persia, India, Arabia, Europe and China. Second karatonnya, namely kasepuhan and Kanoman, produce batik motifs and styles that are not available in other areas. Cirebon batik motif shows the influence […]

Batik Pura Pakualaman

At first Pakualaman region is part of the Yogyakarta Sultanate. In 1813 the Sultanate split into Ngayogjakarta Sultanate and the Duchy Pakualaman as a result of a dispute between the Sultanate Palace by British Lieutenant Governor-General Thomas Stamford Raffles. Therefore, cultural elements and motifs of batik has a stout equation. Pakualaman temple motif style changed […]

Batik Pura Mangkunegaran

Mangkunegaran style motif similar to the Palace of Surakarta batik, but with a yellowish brown color soga. However batik temple Mangkunegaran step forward in the creation of motifs. This is evident from the many temples Mangkunegaran motif. Mangkunegaran temple motif among others: buketan fern (Bei Madusari mother works), sapanti nata, ole–ole, revelation tumurun, Kesit barong […]

Batik Kraton Surakarta

Surakarta or Solo is one of two sultanate of Java, with all the traditions and customs of the kingdom which is the center of Hindu–Javanese culture. Not only the residence of the king’s palace, but also the center of government, religion and culture are reflected in the art of the region, especially in the nature […]

Batik Kraton Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta as the capital and royal in Java, known as the heart of the art of batik. Jogja batik is very unique design that is developing a combination of several design motifs geometris.Contoh Jogja Batik is: Grompol and Nitik. Grompol commonly used for weddings. Grompol means coming together, symbolizing the presence with all good things, […]