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Parang Batik

November 30, 2019
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BATIK X LAKON
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Parang Batik origin came from the island of Java and it is one of the oldest in Indonesia. ‘Parang’ came from word ‘Pereng’ means ‘Lereng’ or slope.

There are several types of Parang such as Parang Rusak, Parang Barong, Parang Klitik, Parang Slobog.

The pattern of Parang Batik illustrates movement of lines from top to bottom in diagonal form in shape of ‘S’ pattern. This diagonal form illustrates respect, purpose and loyalty. The dynamics of pattern also illustrate dexterity, vigilance and continuity.

The ‘S’ shape also symbolizes ocean waves that represent passion that never go out or never give up.