The Kawung is one of the oldest designs, and was kept for the royal family. It represents a cross-section of the aren-palm fruit. Some people think that the cross in between the four ovals refers to the universal energy source.
Batik Winotosastro makes traditional Indonesian batik fabric with only hand-waxing and dyeing methods. Yogyakarta's generation traditional batik makers are proud to pass on our cultural heritage. Discover how to batik in a fun batik workshop.