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.
Solo ( now named Surakarta) was one of the two sultanates, with all the traditions and customs of their courts, and the center of Hindu-Javanese culture.The 'kain panjang' means 'long cloth'. It is a piece of cloth of approximately one by two and a half metre. It is used as the sarong, but the kain panjang is regarded as being more formal.