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Tie-dyeing

Tie-dyeing-palembang

Tie-dyeing, method of dyeing by hand in which coloured patterns are produced in the fabric by gathering together many small portions of material and tying them tightly with string before immersing the cloth in the dyebath. The dye fails to penetrate the tied sections. After drying, the fabric is untied to reveal irregular circles, dots, […]

Cirebon Cargo of Yue Ceramics Vessels

Cirebon Cargo of Yue Ceramics Vessels

IN FEBRUARY 2003, some 100 km off Cirebon on the north Java coast, local fishermen caught ceramic objects in their dragnets. They were part of wreckage found at a depth of 56 m. in the Java Sea subsequently named the Cirebon cargo. The first of these wares surfaced in April 2004. Providing evidence of a […]

5 Unique Culture and Traditions of Tana Toraja

5 Unique Culture and Traditions of Tana Toraja

Every region in Indonesia has a variety of unique and interesting traditions. One of them exist in Tana Toraja. Tana Toraja, literally means land of Toraja, is a highland situated in the region of Southern Sulawesi, Indonesia. It is well known as the Land of Heavenly Kings. In Tana Toraja tourists are not only can […]