Eyewitness: A Fusion of Two Cultures

Batik Lasem is a unique batik tradition from Lasem, Central Java, known for combining Chinese motifs, such as dragons and fans, with Javanese elements. The Chinese, who settled in the area more than 200 years ago, established the textile companies, while the Javanese became artisans responsible for the design and making of Batik Lasem.

By Arief Priyono on 10:44 am Feb 12, 2014
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Batik Lasem is a unique batik tradition from Lasem, Central Java, known for combining Chinese motifs, such as dragons and fans, with Javanese elements. The Chinese, who settled in the area more than 200 years ago, established the textile companies, while the Javanese became artisans responsible for the design and making of Batik Lasem.