Batik Poet Blouse | Bata Cahaya
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Meet the poet blouse, a charming batik shirt in a relaxed fit and just the right amount of balloon sleeves. The stand collar and slightly curved hem is a classic that keeps the look polished and versatile.
To the Javanese the word bata, or bricks, displays the importance of building a foundation, and to the Chinese traders who arrived on the shores of West Java some six centuries ago, it was a symbol of prosperity.Balloon sleeves come with an elastic cuff that give the wearer flexibility — wear it long, or above the elbow for maximum puff effect.
Hand stamped batik made by a family of artisans in Solo, Central Java. Hand wash on cold to retain its colours and beauty.
- 100% medium-weight cotton
- Mother of pearl buttons
- French seam finishing
Slight differences in pattern placement is expected as textile is handmade. However this is what makes each piece unique
Designed one size, recommended for women sizes UK8-UK14.Aqilah regularly wears UK10Height: 5'1" (156 cm) | Bust 34"Waist: 28" | Hip 40"Measurements across (taken with garment lying flat):Chest: 22"Length: 25"Armhole opening: 12"
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Rooted in Tradition
Believed to be the birthplace of batik, Central Java is well-known for high quality batik. We have partnered with two small teams of intergenerational artisans here since 2019 for our apparel needs.