A wonderful hand drawn batik length from the village of Kerek in northern Java - one of the few places left where batik is still made on handwoven cotton. The cotton and the indigo dye plants are grown around the village and the wax is made from local bees.
A few of the older village women still spin, weave, dye and batik the cotton to produce amazing pieces of folk textile art like this. Made to wear or carry goods. Strong hardwearing cotton with a design of phoenix birds and rice spirit houses with borders and a "tumpal" triangle design at both ends
Size: 2.9m x 89 cms
For another beautiful indigo batik from Kerek, have a look here.