JaritMan’s or Woman’s Hip Wrap
A jarit cloth used to denote high status. The structure of the cloth is a representation of the agricultural rice growing landscapes.
The batik motif is called sri guntingan which refers to a swallow that has a tail split like an open scissor.
Threads of Life is working to recover the indigo dye recipes with this village in Tuban, Java. Waxed pattens in handspun textile are sent to Bali where the Threads of Life dye studio dyes them and removes the wax.
Batik, single panel, handspun cotton, natural dyes.
Batik by Andri, woven by Saripuk, in Tuban, Java.2019
280 x 72 cm