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Detail of a batik design from Indonesia - this would be GORGEOUS as an accent in my library :)

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 :)

Indonesian tjaps for batik. Detailed metal screen. Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali

These are antique batik stamps - 2500 of them on a restaurant wall. My collection of batik stamps seem kinda skimpy now!

Puppet of the Indonesian wayang shadow theater  ^ Indonesian Wayang Inscribed in 2003  on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of  Humanity  http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/index.php?pg=00011

Puppet of the Indonesian wayang shadow theater ^ Indonesian Wayang Inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity 2003

In the 18th century, the sultans of Yogtakarta and Sukarta decreed that certain patterns were forbidden to commoners. This #batik cloth features one of the forbidden to commoner patterns. Cemerukiran is a raylike pattern that probably owes origin to the lotus. (Source Batik: Fabled Cloth of Java) #Indonesia #batik #vintage

In the 18th century, the sultans of Yogtakarta and Sukarta decreed that certain patterns were forbidden to commoners. This #batik cloth features one of the forbidden to commoner patterns. Cemerukiran is a raylike pattern that probably owes origin to the lotus. (Source Batik: Fabled Cloth of Java) #Indonesia #batik #vintage