Material: Primissima Cotton, high grade cotton used in for fine batik.
handmade stamp batik (block print)
Motif: Dog, Horse, Chicken, Ox, Christmas pattern
Size approx 103 x 220cm
Peranakan Hipwrap (Kain Panjang)
Experience unique piece of pagi-sore hipwrap, reversible clothing can be worn in 2 ways. We use stamp technique for an affordable alternatives.
This two different look is just use 1 piece of cloth.
Pagi-sore / 2in1 kain:
During the Japanese colonization in Indonesia around 1940s, a motif called Hokokai was created by Pekalongan natives and the Chinese clan. During that period, cotton was very rare because imports of material, such as cotton from Europe and India had drastically reduced. That made it harder for batik producer to produce batik but nevertheless many persisted and turned difficulties into opportunities by producing pagi-sore. Because hand drawn batik is costly, Nyonyas in Indonesia wear mixed stamp and hand drawn batik sarong for daily wear.
Because hand drawn batik is costly, Nyonyas in Indonesia wear mixed stamp and hand drawn batik sarong for daily wear.
Normally cotton is used to make batik, because it's comfortable and elegant. We use primissima cotton fabric, the first grade quality of cotton usually made for fine-art batik.
Size: Approx 265 x 103cm