The diversity of batik ornamentation is very high. As an archipelago that consists of district population of hundreds of ethnic groups, Indonesia has a variety of apparel ornamentation motifs remarkable quantity. Call it songket, ulos, and a variety of motives other clothing.
Indonesian people are very diverse culture, as indeed illustrated by the heterogeneity of ethnic communities, religions, and different social classes ranging from economy class to the social division of labor .
Batik is the most quintessentially Indonesian textile. Motifs of flowers, twinning plants, leaves buds, flowers, birds, butterflies, fish, insects and geometric forms are rich in symbolic association and variety; there are about three thousand recorded batik patterns. Batik fabric is now increasingly in demand. Demand also becoming a lot, and make the crafters overwhelmed to meet demand. Craft-batik artisans reap profits from the booming batik today.
Now it's a lot of original batik Indonesia and acknowledged that replicated in other countries, in my opinion should be original batik Indonesia must be kept and not just the batik of Java that need to be preserved, but the fabrics woven from every region in Indonesia, we should keep and preserve for Indonesia has so much beauty of batik fabric even. so each citizen of Indonesia is expected to preserve and maintain it!
serious effort is needed to develop the batik that still exist in the world of fashion. exhibitions and fashion shows that elevates batik to the international world must be frequent.
Indonesian Batik is made in several regions, but the center of the art is Central Java, in cities like Yogyakarta, Solo, Cirebon, Pekalongan and Indramayu.
also minangkabau, madura, aceh, etc.