A Photo Story: Lasem’s Hand-Painted Batik

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The hand-painted batik designs of Lasem, a small district in the coastal regency of Rembang in northern Central Java, may not be as popular as those of Yogyakarta, Surakarta, Pekalongan, Cirebon or Madura.

However, it does not mean that Lasem’s batik designs are of a lesser class or quality. As the old Javanese saying goes, no two hand-painted batik designs are alike and each one is a masterpiece.


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The Jakarta Post Travel : Batik Tulis Lasem Photo Story

Asia News Network : The Vibrant Tale of Batik

Yahoo Travel : A photo story: The vibrant tale of Lasem’s hand-painted batik