Januari 24, 2013 we were travel by train to Pekalongan Central Jawa, it was a nice journey
We arrived at 12.20 and directly check in in a small cozy hotel.
Here are the documentation :
To KEDUNGWUNI area, meet the second generation of Liem Ping Wie, Miss Liem Po Hien
Coloring the Batik with ‘COLET’ system
Ms. Liem Po Hien, Batik Liem Ping Wie – Kedungwuni successor
Visit Mr Sapuan, Batik Artist and owner of Batik Sapuan Indonesia at Tunjungsari village and we have a nice discussion.
Mr. Sapuan, Batik Artist told us the process of decided the Batik theme
Mr. Sapuan batikers
Mr. Sapuan agree with me that making Batik is a kind of MEDITATION
the style of holding the canting
The next day we went to Krapyak area, I really want to find the Ikon Pekalongan Pattern which is called JLAMPRANG, that no more left, it is SAD
style of holding canting
JLAMPRANG pattern, using Natural dye, indigofera sp.
Discussion in JLAMPRANG pattern with Mr. Umar Qoyiim, Batik expert
one of JLAMPRANG pattern
some of JLAMPRANG pattern
continue to CLUMPRIT village to meet Mr. Samsudin or ‘Le Oden’, Batik Artist (blue shirt & sarong)
visit WONOPRINGGO village, no more Batiker left, they moved onto different profession for better life…the Government should do something. Here are some documentation own by Mr. Faleh
Sido Mukti pattern
Visit MASINAN village :
to PAGENDON village : no more left, the batikers decided to work in the government while her mum open a small shop at home
the batik maker open a small shop in her house
Maestro Batik from Pagendon Village with hers
this is her last Batik (in year 2011, present for her daughter, in her daughter wedding)
The rich Batiker in Pagendon now is making Batik Textile in his factory.
among the Batik Pagedon traditional
PAGEDON BATIK PRINTING TRADITIONAL
WIRADESA village :
at KAUMAN area,
with one of Kauman Batik owner
Old House in Kauman area