Indonesia is a country rich in tribes. Each tribe has its own characteristics shown through traditional fabrics. Non-woven fabric that is the cultural heritage of Indonesia are very interesting and should be preserved and maintained as Indonesia’s original culture.
No wonder if the United Nations Education Social and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) set one of the traditional Indonesian fabrics, batik, a UNESCO cultural heritage or a representative list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity. Determination was done because UNESCO saw batik as an Indonesian native heritage that must be preserved.
Batik cloth is one of hundreds of traditional fabrics with attractive motifs and a unique manufacturing process. The diversity of traditional motifs most widely applied in media and processed fabrics for clothing purposes. However, there is also the use of traditional motifs in wood or glass media.
Traditional fabric typical of Indonesia is not only limited for the purpose of clothing worn alone, but can also be used as a decorative element in the home. Today, many people use traditional fabrics to complement the interior, such as for the seat cushion (cushion), room divider curtains or tablecloths.