Traditional wayang orang (human puppet) in Yogyakarta’s Palace, Yogyakarta, Indonesia #vintage

Traditional wayang orang (human puppet) in Yogyakarta’s Palace, Yogyakarta…

The word Batik is originally an Idonesian-Malay word and means to dot .This art of textile is spread in the hindu and malay world, but Indonesia is certainly the heart of the Batik.This way of painting and coloring textile has reached its higher degree of excellence in the Island of Java , in cities like Solo, Yogyakarta, Pekalongan or Cirebon. From Java this 'batik' cloth was exported to other islands of the archipelago and to the Malay peninsula.

The word Batik is originally an Idonesian-Malay word and means to dot .This art of textile is spread in the hindu and malay world, but Indonesia is certainly the heart of the Batik.This way of painting and coloring textile has reached its higher degree of excellence in the Island of Java , in cities like Solo, Yogyakarta, Pekalongan or Cirebon. From Java this 'batik' cloth was exported to other islands of the archipelago and to the Malay peninsula.

OPOI: Batavia Girl on Batik Costume ~ Batavia ~ Jakarta Indonesia ca 1910

Cult of Aphrodite Vintage added 39 new photos to the album: History: Indonesia.

Kartini n her sister. Buitenzorg Bogor.

Indonesian Heroine Kartini & Her Sister in Buitenzorg (Now Bogor) West Java

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