Hand drawn batik sheet with combination phoenix (burung hong) and latohan motif from Lasem (Java, Indonesia).
This batik show the assimilation of local (latohan) and Chinese culture (phoenix) into a batik piece.
Phoenix bird is a belief in Chinese legend, a symbol of eternity. The phoenix will burn itself to ashes and rise again to begin a new start.
This batik goes through 3 dye process with highly detail motif that requires a very skilful batik artist.
This batik sheet is suitable for woman wrapped around the body to show the beauty of the phoenix and detail latohan as backround
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