A gorgeous fully handmade Indonesian batik sarong from Magelang in Java.
is the Indonesian word used to describe a batik that is totally
handmade by "kanting" (pouring) the wax onto the material. It is not
made by stamp or by mechanically printing onto the material. This is the
traditional and most labour intensive way of making a batik.
From Magelang on Central Java, this one has a purple background
with multi-coloured floral motifs. In very good
A Sarong is made by taking a long piece of batik and
sewing the two short edges together to form a tube. Mostly made for use
by women. This one is 104cm high by 182cm circumference (if opened
A superb example of Indonesian batik. Rare, classic and beautiful.