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Batik Silk Scarf with Parang Motifs in Mandarin from Bali, "Parang World in Mandarin"

A world of traditional parang motifs decorates the body of this silk wrap scarf, featuring a design by Yuni Kristina. Historically reserved for Javanese royalty, the beauty of parang is available in tones of mandarin and ivory. Yuni decorates the... more

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A world of traditional parang motifs decorates the body of this silk wrap scarf, featuring a design by Yuni Kristina. Historically reserved for Javanese royalty, the beauty of parang is available in tones of mandarin and ivory. Yuni decorates the scarf with the batik method, using hand-carved wood blocks to stamp the motifs in a wax resist before applying the colorful dyes. Long, delicate fringes complete the scarf at each end.

  • 30 grams
  • 1.06 oz
  • 145 cm L x 32 cm W
  • 57" L x 12.5" W
  • Fringe: 10 cm L
  • Fringe: 3.9" L

  • 100% silk
  • Dry flat in the shade
  • Hand wash cold with mild detergent
  • Handcrafted batik art--colors and pattern placement will vary
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Indonesiaicon info
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JoAnn

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06/28/2019

"Just gorgous!"

This is a gift for my sister for her birthday along with a purse...it will match perfectly...the craftsmanship is beautiful...I acatually bought one a few years ago in yellows and blues for my Mom and she loved it...

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Marly

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06/02/2018

"Beautiful bright orange scarf!"

Ive bought several scarves from Yuni and wear them all the time; she never disappoints. This one is a bright orange scarf, Parang World in Mandarin Batik Silk Scarf with Parang Motifs in Mandarin from Bali.

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Iana

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06/10/2024

"A cherished heirloom"

gorgeous shawl. bought it as a gift. most beautiful.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Daughter
  • Occasion: Christmas

KATHLEEN

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05/24/2024

"Perfect, beautiful!"

I received this gorgeous silk shawl today and am so excited to wear it to my daughters wedding in September! The pattern is lovely and will work beautifully with my hot pink dress. I know Ill be able to wear it often after that! Thank you, Yuni!

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Suzanne

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10/13/2023

"Beautiful but not the right colors for me"

This a lovely combination of colors and patterns in a very light weight silk. Unfortunately, it didnt complement the intended outfit and I returned it. The return process was easy and efficient- thank you Novica :)

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Lavish Java, Indonesian Women's Batik Silk Shawl

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Kathleen

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04/15/2023

"Delicate"

Beautiful craftsmanship. Lightweight and soft-flowing scarf. Lovely pink shade with easy to match pattern

Best Uses

  • Casual Dressy

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Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

Yuni uses traditional batik processes such as canting and stamping to create her unique designs. These techniques have been handed down for generations and are among the characteristics that distinguish the art of batik. The importance of this traditional Indonesian art was acknowledge with the 2009 inclusion of Indonesian Batik on the Unesco Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Yuni Kristina has received 11 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2500 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to purchase silk, canting tools, and batik stamps.

Job Creator

Job Creator

Since joining Novica, Yuni has seen steady growth in her workshop. She now provides work to other batik artisans to help produce her range of scarves and shawls.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

Yuni has seen continuous growth in her textile project. She is now able to give jobs other batik artisans in her community.

Empowering Women

Empowering Women

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Yuni is proud to be able to educate her children and wants them to have a great future.

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

Yuni has three young children and provides for their care.

 
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