Malaysia 'batik cap,' or block-waxed batik. Stamped batik has been produced in Malaysia since at least the C. Originally, Malays used potatoes and other natural materials as the ‘block’ to carve the batik design into. Nowadays, copper stamps are used
An introduction to the fascinating world of Indonesian batik, a traditional textile originating from the island of Java. Batik is used in traditional clothing, but also for modern fashion, home furnishings, wall hangings and more.
I have a bag made of this batik. hand painted in my birth year ! Hand-drawn vintage Batik 3 Negri Tjoa Siang Gwan, generation of Tjoa family who invented 3 negri style. Private collection of Arief Laksono.