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Silk batik shawl, 'Butterfly Bliss'

Item # 37133
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Blissful butterflies browse luxurious blossoms on rich brown silk. Created in batik, the motifs distinguish an elegant shawl by Bali's Yuni Kristina. Made in Indonesia.

  • Dry clean or hand wash
  • 19.7" W x 90.6" L
  • Offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.

Ships directly from our partner office in Indonesia. Please allow 1.5 to 3 weeks for delivery. This item is not available for express shipping, and cannot be delivered to PO Boxes.

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Recent reviews:

November 25, 2012 - Beautiful. Not as substantial as it looks - very lightweight.

Artisan: Yuni Kristina

Artisan Yuni Kristina

"I learned the art of batik when I was very young, since my mother is a batik artist in Java. She has been making batik at home for 23 years, while waiting each day for my father -- a fisherman -- to come home from the sea. As you can imagine, batik is a part of my life. I started experimenting with the technique when I was 13 years old, with mori textiles. Now I've learned to create different motifs and to work with other materials, such as silk. My mother still helps me a lot.

"My mother is my inspiration. She and I still design together, especially the floral and bird motifs that are typical in Pekalongan batik. My husband Rieckey also helps me a lot because he knows what people like abroad, and then I can focus on creating. I would like the batik of Bali to become well known around the world, since its beauty is outstanding.

"As a local Thai woman, I'm very proud of the fact that I can have the career that I love, and to be able to provide for myself and my family.

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