The Jakarta Post
PREMIUM An artist paints apple motifs on a pane of batik by using natural dye — excerpted from avocado, apple, and clove leaves — at a home industry in Ngujung village, Batu, East Java. Batu batik is distinct for using fruit and vegetable motives, and is exported to Japan, the Netherlands and Italy at Rp 1.5 million (US$112.29) per sheet for naturally dyed batik and Rp 450,000 for chemically dyed ones...
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