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Going back to the roots of batik in Pekalongan

  • Prodita Sabarini

    The Jakarta Post

Pekalongan, Central Java | Fri, January 7 2011 | 09:51 am
Going back to the roots of batik  in Pekalongan

PREMIUM Still noble: A batik artist stamps a pattern onto a cloth at the workshop of Nur Cahyo, another batik producer Edo Hutabarat works with, in Pekalongan, Central Java.Designer Edward Hutabarat was sitting cross-legged on the floor of one of the oldest Peranakan Chinese batik producer’s house in Kedungwuni, Pekalongan. Piles of colorful batik tulis (hand-painted batik) worth Rp 10 million were scat...