Last time ago UNESCO has launched a batik as an object of cultural heritage was produced by Indonesia. Therefore, batik not only from the island of Java, from the tip of the country were the clothes that one can be found. Even to Papua, batik has become part of the hallmark of this area of eastern Indonesia.
Designers from Papua, Jimmy Hendrick Afaar explained, batik Papua has different ornamentation. When are generally decorative motif is a symbol of tradition, in Papua motive precisely adapted from a typical cultural product area.
"Papua has a lot of interest so that we can make a variety of unique batik motifs. Each tribe has a uniqueness that can be told in a piece of cloth," said the designer from Papua, Jimmy when found in Grand Indonesia, Thursday (07/14/2011).
Furthermore, men 52 years reveals, papua, contemporary batik fabric looks different from other batik.