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Many Indonesian batik patterns are symbolic. Infants are carried in batik slings decorated with symbols designed to bring the child good luck. Certain batik designs are reserved for brides and grooms, while some are solely reserved for royalty. A person's rank can be determined by the design of the batik he or she wears.
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The indigo batik was created using the fermentation process of indigo leaves as natural dye without any synthetic chemicals. This leaves no hazardous waste which could pollute the surrounding soil and water.
Indigo is one of the oldest natural dyeing colors which has been used for more than 2500 years. It is also known as the color of the kings.
It produces a natural blue color that is calm, vivid and wear-resistant, which can also be combined with other natural colors to get a uniquely harmonious composition.
The batik industry of Java flourished from the end of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century but saw a decline during the Japanese occupation of Indonesia.
Following Indonesian independence, the increasing preference for western clothing continued the decline of the batik industry.