It is common to know that the world is captivated by the beauty of batik and its motifs as well as amazed by the rich philosophical meaning behind the fabric's intricate patterns.
Here are some batik motifs that are also famous specifically from Solo region that showcase the identity of batik as a genuine part of Indonesian culture.
Often worn by brides and grooms in Solo. It reflects happiness, luck and blessing.
This motif is usually worn by the parents of the bride and groom on the wedding day. It has the meaning that the parents are required to “guide” the bridal couple as they enter new life together.
This motif used to be worn by royal family. This motif means the one who wear it will get protection in his life.
Parang is a pattern style that signifies power and resilience. The characteristics are repeated blade-like patterns that resemble waves.
Kawung is a classic style that used to be worn only by royal families. The motifs were inspired by aren fruits.
6. SEMEN RANTE
This motif means chain symbolizing a close and binding relationship between couples.