Peranakan Batik | Peranakan Chinese are the descendants of Chinese immigrants who came to the Malaysia, Singapore (referred as Baba-Nyonya), and Indonesia (referred as Kiau-Seng).

Peranakan Batik | Peranakan Chinese are the descendants of Chinese immigrants who came to the Malaysia, Singapore (referred as Baba-Nyonya), and Indonesia (referred as Kiau-Seng).

Antique Batik tulis parang motif From Central Java.

Antique Batik tulis parang motif From Central Java.

Batik Solo Lawasan Galaran Dancing Peacock Tjoa Siang Gwan. Collection of Yen Aria Semar.

Batik Solo Lawasan Galaran Dancing Peacock Tjoa Siang Gwan. Collection of Yen Aria Semar.

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.

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.

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