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Batik Tools

Although the art form of batik is very intricate, the tools that are used are still very simple. The canting, believed to be a purely Javanese invention, is a small thin wall spouted copper container (sometimes called a wax pen) that is connected to a short bamboo handle. Normally it is approximately 11 cm. in […]

Batik in Majapahit Kingdom Period

[frame src=”http://batiksfabric.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/gajahmada.jpg” link=”” target=”_self” alt=”gajahmada” align=”right” prettyphoto=”false”]Batik -which has been a culture in Majapahit- could be found at Mojokerto and Tulungagung. Mojokerto was a region related to Majapahit. At Tulungagung, we could find many heritages and stories. Once upon a time, it happen the fight between Majapahit and the ruler of Tulungagung, Adipati Karanglewas. He […]

Batik History

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[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. […]