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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 History

batik tambal
[frame src=”http://www.batiksfabric.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/BajangRatuTemple.jpg” link=”” target=”_self” alt=”EnteranceofMajapahitKingdom” align=”right” prettyphoto=”false”]It has a close relation with Majapahit Kingdom development and Islamic spreading in java. In many cases, most of batik development occurred in Mataram period, Solo and Yogyakarta Kingdom. Therefore, it has been known since the period of Majapahit Kingdom and it keep on improving for the next kings. […]