Wednesday, October 2, 2013


2 October is a special moment for Indonesian.
We celebrate Batik's day.

Since 2009, UNESCO was determine Batik as cultural heritage from Indonesia.
There are a lot of Batik's center in Indonesia, mostly in Java Island.

Batik's gown

There is a village that produce painting Batik in Banjarnegara.
It is Gumelem Village.
Batik is look like a painting that have a high art value.
I think the painter same as an artist.
In that village, peoples (mostly women) spent their free time after they work on their farmland with painting Batik's cloth.

Canting (Batik's pen)

There are two kind of Batik, painting Batik and printing Batik.
It have so many feature or motif; classic or modification.

Modification (modern) feature

 classical feature

Look the motif...
Mostly... floral feature, cause essentially they are farmer who live surrounded by plants. 
They also use natural dye, that made from many kind of leaves, bark, fruits, seeds, rinds or flowers.

Batik's car

Do you interested...


  1. How interesting, those are really good designs, you are right they are artists!
    Such nice clothes.

    1. Yes... artists from a farmland. Thank you for coming by.
      Have a nice day.

  2. Such beautiful fabrics. I love batik.Batik is very popular in India too. The art came from Java a long time ago.

    1. Yeah... right now, we can find batik everywhere. Traditional fashion style that spread to the world wide. I'm glad that you love it too.
      Thank you for stopping by.

  3. Endah, beautiful fabric , you are so good at explaining each post. Great Teacher on each subject.

    1. Thank you. I hope someday, you will try this fabric. Have a nice day.

  4. 2 October happens to be my birthday - how lovely that it's also batik day!

  5. 2 October happens to be my birthday - how lovely that it's also batik day!