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Reviving Kudus Batik

  • A. Junaidi

    The Jakarta Post

Kudus, Central Java | Sat, October 6 2012 | 03:54 pm
Reviving Kudus Batik

Collective art: Suparti (right) uses canting (pen-like tool) to draw a special motif along with dozens of women at the Batik Kudus Galeri in Kudus, Central Java.Using canting, a pen-like tool that applies liquid wax to cloth, Suparti draws a clove flower motif on a piece of white fabric. The piece is usually completed within a week and she will receive Rp 50,000 (US$5.3) for the payment.

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