Fabulous gold, silver or gold and silver cloth which is used by bride, groom or their attendants and guests at a wedding in Java.
This cloth is first screen printed with a traditional batik design and it is then decorated with gold (known as prada). This process entails outlining the designs with a latex gum and then scattering very fine gold powder over it.
If you're curious to know more about a traditional Javanese wedding, read my blog "Letter from Java - thoughts on weddings, headscarves, and the march of time"
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