5 Most Complicated Indonesian Batik Motif

Huuhaaah … sorry i’m late, our article have been pending because of adventure to find a mate that does not come. Good Morning, good day batik collectors and fans of Indonesian Batik. May always plenty of sustenance and smoothness in his life.

Today we will discuss about 5 most complicated batik motif in Indonesia Indonesian Batik version. In particular, batik written directly by traditional batik handmade. Not batik cap neither batik printing.

This is the most complicated batik motifs in Indonesia from our perspective, starting from the first.

Batik Tulis Jawa Hokokai

Batik this one is not only complicated, but also has a very impressive detail. Not to mention the influence of Japanese culture that likes the traditional flower motifs make this batik has a special value for batik lovers.
Why we put Hokokai  batik in the first position because of difficulties and takes a long time to make this batik motif. Batik is also called batik pagi-sore [morning-afternoon] is very rare and elegant to wear. Plus the colorful motifs add to the beauty of these batik.

Batik Tulis Sekar Jagad Lasem

Most of the batik lovers certainly know this batik motif. Besides famous for its complexity, the colors produced by this batik is very dominant and definitely looks very majestic. The combination of fossilized flowers and flowers requires a great deal of precision to make it
Not to mention the natural coloring process that requires batik is able to give a grand feel for the wearer. Elements of floral motifs also enliven the batik motifs make this one batik become subscriptions from batik lovers in Indonesia.

Batik Tulis Semenan Sido Asih

Among the traditional batik motif of Indonesia, this one motif has a dark color. Full of motifs such as an eagle with a combination of artificial makes this batik look very difficult to make with writing. In various versions of sido asih, the difficulty and complexity of batik can still be seen directly.
From some collections of batik Ibu Ani Yudhoyono also has a complicated Sido Asih motif. This batik takes a little time to make it. While the coloring of this motif depends on the region. But this batik is didnt have variety of colors, because only with a combination of brown, white, and black, this batik is already very exclusive look.

Batik tulis Truntum

There are two types that we think are very complicated, namely truntum glebak kanthil and truntum simping mas. As one of the traditional motifs, this batik has a complexity and high detail, plus the motifs are parallel and in the content with a combination of kanthil flower motif or other parallel motifs make this batik becomes very luxurious.

The value of his philosophy that says that this motive is in life should the wearer of the user will be blessed and get ease in his life. Surakarta typical batik motif has its own intricacy value of alignment of the motive that must be considered in addition to its intricate motives.

Batik Tulis Merak Sinanding Banyumasan

Batik Merak Sinanding is now starting to disappear due to the complexity of its manufacture. What is interesting is the difference in the placement of peacocks that are reversed on each side. This motif is no longer produced because of the loss of the batik that has been passed down from generation to generation.
The combination of peacocks and the color of flowers that are comfortably seen by the eye become its own value batik. The difficulty to make it, with a certain patron to make this batik into a work that is very unusual for the world of traditional batik Indonesia.

So, there is 5 batik motifs with high complexity value, actually all batik motifs are basically very complicated to be made. Not to mention the staining that requires high precision. The more difficult the batik motif is made then the price to be offered will become more expensive.

May we as the next generation able to preserve batik that has been passed down from generation to generation to us.

Thank you for using batik, thank you for visiting.

Warm Regards, Indonesian Batik

-prajnaparamita-

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