Indonesian Traditional Fabric is a traditional textile that embodies the archipelago’s cultural meaning. Each has a distinguished characteristic from symbols, colors, sizes and materials.
The product catalog available at Sarinah outlets consists of batik, woven fabric, songket, tapis, lurik, endek fabrics of Bali, and traditional kebaya. Among the leading traditional fabric brands offered at Sarinah are:
On October 2, 2009, UNESCO has named batik a cultural heritage. With complex manufacturing method and craftsmanship techniques, Batik is considered to be highly artistic. Having existed for centuries, this form of art has now been developed by incorporating the latest fashion trends.
Songket is a traditional woven fabric originated from the Malay tribe in Indonesia. Songket is made of gold and silver thread that is woven by hand and is generally worn on formal occasions. Sarinah provides a wide selection of songket from various regions in the country. Customers can visit Sarinah outlets to get a selection of the best quality songket.
Weaving is a fabric-making technique that uses the simple principle of interlacing two sets of threads across one another at the right angle. Usually, woven fabric is made from wood fiber, cotton, or silk. Weaving products available at Sarinah outlets are the works of the best woven fabric producers in Indonesia.
Handwoven fabric is a fabric woven from strands of weft or warp threads previously tied and dipped in natural dyes. At Sarinah outlets, customers can choose a wide range of authentic handwoven fabrics of the country.