Batik Semarang

Batik Semarang can be categorised with the batik pesisir . ‘Pesisir’ derives from the Javanese word for  ‘coastal area’. In times of the kingdoms of Majapahit and Mataram the word ‘pesisir’ was used to indicate the North coast of Java (Yuliani 2009...

Batik Semarang Patterns

The characteristics of the batik patterns from Semarang do not differ significantly from batik patterns in other coastal towns on the North coast of Java. These features include;  they are not bound to certain rules, therefore they are applied more f...

Types of Batik Cloth

Kain panjang: this garment is typical for the former Royal Court regions of  Jogjakarta and Surakarta and  is worn on formal occasions (MacMillan-Arensberg:8;Van Roojen 1994:36). The measurements of a kain panjang (literally: 'long cloth') are often co...