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.
Hokokai batik was made along the north coast java during Japanese occupation from 1942-1945. During the Japanese occupation, numerous batik factories were closed and fine Dutch cotton was scarce. Because of the cotton scarcity, every inch of cloth was used for patterning. Hokokai batik was colourful and a single batik could take twelve months to make.