A beautiful, old, hand made Batik from Yogyakarta in Central Java. Tuli 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.
Yogyakarta is one of the oldest batik centres in Java. This batik is a classic example of the gorgeous work done in Yogyakarta - it has a cream background with a beautiful design in dark blue and brown. A genuine batik using natural dyes - indigo and sogan - on high quaity cotton. It is in very good condition.
A Kain is a piece of material about 2 or a bit more metres in length. This one is 102cm high by 224cm long.