Indonesian Traditional Batik, Batik Tulis, Javanese Batik Tulis, Handmade Batik, Hand-drawn Batik Natural Dye, Brown and Red Batik

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Hand-drawn brown and red Indonesian Traditional Batik.

Origin: Yogja, Central Java, Indonesia
Width approx: 41 inches/ 106 cm
Lenght approx: 95.2 inches / 242 cm
Composition: High grade cotton fabric
Process: hand-drawn (Batik Tulis), hand dyed using natural dyes
Weight: medium weight
Color: Brown and red
Suitability: fashion apparel, pillow covers, wallhanging, home decor, table cloth, etc


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This item is handcrafted, a traditionally hand-drawn batik, where the designs and patterns involved hand-drawn process using wax canting, therefore none of the patterns on this cloth will actually look totally symmetrical or identical with one another.



Wastra Indonesia offers traditionally handmade Batik, both hand-drawn Batik (batik tulis), and hand-stamped batik (Batik Cap). Both processes are done by hands. In most cases, the batik cap (hand-stamped batik) are finished with hand-waxing.

The based textile almost always comes in plain white cotton or silk, which then drawn on (in Indonesian term called “canting”, read – chanting). The material to resist the dyes called malem, a special Batik wax produced in Indonesia. Some malem are dark in colour and some are light, but they all act as only to resist the dyes. Resist-dyeing is the main dyeing process used for traditional Batik making (hand-drawn or stamp Batik making) in Indonesia. These methods are used to prevent the dyes from reaching all the cloth, thereby preserving the required patterns.

Batik Tulis (hand-drawn batik) is a truly laborious work, particularly when the artists use multi colours on the cloth, as each time they apply a new colour, a resist dyeing processed is required to achieve the required patterns and colours. Once the cloth has been dyed as required, the wax (the malem) can then be removed using hot boiling water (this process called "lorod"). The cloth will then be washed gently using special batik soap, then leave to dry before storing away. Some Batiks are coloured using natural dyes and some are dyed using synthetic dyes. The natural dyes normally sourced locally and the process of achieving the required colours take much longer than that of synthetic dyes. A piece of cloth such as this is hand drawn by Batik artists in the village where it came from, and it is recognised as traditional art, which passed from generation to generation.

We are proud to let you know that part of the proceeds from the sale of this cloth will go to support an amazing project by Connect Indonesia, The Charity, where reading glasses are donated to support senior Batik artists to see better and to work more productively.

Information on the project can be found at

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