Detail of a batik design from Indonesia - this would be GORGEOUS as an accent in my library with my steamer trunk, Edison pendants and world map art :)

This is our favourite example of batik design. We think the meticulously done pattern here is amazing

Ceremonial Textile (Sarita), Indonesia, Sulawesi, 19th  - early 20th century.

Ceremonial Textile (Sarita) Date: century Geography: Indonesia, Sulawesi Culture: Toraja Medium: Cotton Dimensions: L. The Metropolitan Museum of Art , New York

BATIK of Javanese [Indonesian] origin

BATIK of Javanese [Indonesian] origin is melted wax applied to cotton cloth. In Yogyakarta , I watched fascinated as tradition.

1stdibs | Cirebon Batik - Traditional cloud pattern (Central Java, Indonesia)

A Batik sarong made of very finely woven cotton.The island of Cirebon has a large indigenous Chinese population and its batiks feature Chinese cloud designs. This example has eight colors and is meticulously executed.

batik seahorse

batik seahorse

Javanese batik in the parang style. Parang was once used exclusively by the royal courts of Central Java. It has several translations such as 'knife pattern' or 'broken blade'. The Parang design consists of slanting rows of thick knife-like segments running in parallel diagonal bands.

Javanese batik in the parang style. Parang was once used exclusively by the…


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