A stunning colourful floral batik from Pekalongan in Indonesia made by
hand with a Cap or Stem, an intricate large copper stamp used to
repeatedly apply wax to the cloth. It is not made by mechanically
printing onto the cotton.
From the north coast of Java, this one
is has a beige background and mulit-coloured flowers in green, blue,
red, orange, yellow and purple in diagonal bands that alternate in
colour. It is in very good condition on good soft cotton.
A Kain is a piece of material about 2 or a bit more metres in length. This one is 104cm high by 240cm long.