The Jakarta Icon: Stories, Life, and Visual Narrative on Betawi Batik

Pandanwangi, Ariesa (2020) The Jakarta Icon: Stories, Life, and Visual Narrative on Betawi Batik. In: Art & Design. Novateur Publication, pp. 8-15. ISBN 978-81-949597-9-3


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The Marunda area, which is in Cilincing, North Jakarta, is an area that was initiated by the local government through its apparatus to become a batik-producing area that empowers women around simple rented flats. This policy has borne fruit, batik designs of mothers through their skilled hands have become the idea of well-known designers to display them in various fashion events both at the national and international levels. One of the areas in Marunda that produces Betawi batik is Batik Seraci Betawi, which has succeeded in developing Betawi Batik motifs and developing batik centers into 12 Betawi batik villages. Betawi batik is a blend of Arabic, Dutch and Chinese culture which means a balance of life, prosperity and full of blessings. One of the motives that was created was ondel-ondel. The diversity of ondel-ondel is a strong character in the creation of this Betawi batik. Betawi batik which has an ondel-ondel motif which means personal safety. This Jakarta icon idea has inspired various Betawi batik motifs whose appearance gives the impression that coastal batik remains strong, such as the red color that dominates the fabric.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Betawi Batik, Batik Story, Jakarta Icon
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Depositing User: Perpustakaan Maranatha
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2021 07:44
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2021 07:44

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