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 motif is called kembang waluh or pumpkin leaves.
Threads of Life is working to recover the indigo dye recipes with this village in Tuban, Java. Waxed pattens on handspun cotton textile are sent to Bali where the Threads of Life dye studio dyes each pieces.
Batik, single panel, handspun cotton, natural dyes.
Batik by Darmi, woven by Warsi, in Tuban, Java. Natural dyes by Threads of Life in Bali. 2019.
288 x 74 cm