Friday, March 25, 2011
National Museum Batik Pekalongan
National Batik Museum in Pekalongan, Central Java, until now collecting at least 1089 batik cloth of various motifs and patterns.
Manager National Museum Batik Pekalongan, Bilqis Diab, in Pekalongan, on Saturday, said a thousand more diversified collection of contemporary batik cloth, traditional, and the coast is derived from contributions Indonesian batik lovers.
"Collection of batik cloth are stored in this museum is the most complete. batik fabrics were collected here also a kind of batik, which is influenced from Kraton Solo, Yogyakarta, Pekalongan, and Lasem," he said.
Each year, according to him, the ancient batik collection will be exhibited in turn, given place to the exhibition is too narrow.
"Collection of ancient batik will be our showcase, and replaced every three to four months in a year," he explains.
Popularity of the National Museum Batik Pekalongan which was inaugurated by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on July 16, 2006, he said, is inseparable from the historical society that is identical Pekalongan livelihood as batik artisans.