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Natural Dyed Batik by Sancaya Rini


The Journey Natural Dyed Batik by Sancaya Rini


A m i dst th e co n cre te jun gl e o f Jakart a, th ere l i es m y wi sh to o ffe r th e beaut y o f tradi ti o n usi n g n atural co loring. To pro duce i n di go co l o rs l i ke the blue co l o r o f sk y an d sea, th e i n gredient s h ave to be so ugh t i n a faraway plac e, as i f search i n g a pure di am o n d. Leav es an d bran ch es th at are used co me from spe ci al pl an ts wh i ch are n o t eas ily co l l e cte d i n urban pl aces. Even t he waste o f pl an ts, o btai n ed fro m farms an d m arts an d sawm i l l s, can surpris ingly bri n g o ut m agn i fi cen t co l ors San caya Ri n i


The Beginning Ev er y Jour ney has it own Beg i n n i n g , and this is Kanawida’s


N a tu r e is u n qu e stion a b l y r i c h i n r e sou r ces . To b e g r a te f u l is t o p ut th e f or tu ne t o a vir tuou s u s e.


It i s n o t o n l y by si gh t, but als o by fee l , th at o n e i s abl e to apprec iat e o ur artwo rk s.


The Continuance K a naw i d a k n o ws th at artwo rk s are crafte d b y hu man beings for hu man b ei ng s , a n d th at artwo rk s are co n ti n uati on of life, not s omet hing separate d fro m i t.


Rami Rami fiber, w hic h is u s ed as t he bas ic mat erial for making s ac k, is one of t he bes t among ot her nat u ral fibers . Combined w it h ot her t ext ile, Rami c an

produ c e

w it h

u niqu e

fabric s pat t ern.


Cotton T h is com m o nl y -us ed f i b er pro duces sof t, br eat h a b l e t ex t i l e f o r vari o us u ses. W h e n i t c o m es t o c o t t on , be auty a n d com f o r t a r e n o l o n g er a part.


Silk B e in g on e o f t h e m o s t w e l l-k n o wn k in d of f i b er, S ut er a o r Si l k can be wove n i n t o a s h i ny f abri c. Its tria n g ula r p r i s m s t r uc t ur e al l o ws th e f a br ic t o r ef r ac t l i g h t s to eve ry a n g le.


Ulap Doyo Red, blac k, and light brow n are t he es s ent ial c olors of Ulap Doyo fabric . Originat ed from Benu aq t ribe along t he

Mahakam

riv er,

Kalimant an.

Ulap Doyo is dis t inc t iv e by it s uniqu e blac k dot s ornament .


The Touch E ng l i sh po et Jo h n Ke ats o n ce sai d, " To uc h has a memory". E v ery pi e ce o f Kan awi da i s di sti n gui sh ed by it s abilit y t o pre sen t a se n se o f m em o ry.


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