Handmade textiles from Southeast Asia

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The Language of Cloth, handmade textiles from Southeast Asia

Production partners

  • Batik Gedog

    Tuban, Indonesia

    Gedog batik is from Tuban, East Java, the only batik center in Indonesia that weaves its own cotton cloth for batik using the traditional methods.

  • Canthing Craft

    Bantul, Indonesia

    Mrs. Nur of Canthing Craft has been in charge of constructing our garments turning our designs into wearable art and accessories

  • Gorga

    Pekalongan, Indonesia

    We have worked with Gorga for many years. He was our first production partner many years ago. He has created many new batik designs for us over the years.

  • Haji Sumeni

    Cirebon, Indonesia

    Mrs/Ibu Haji Sumeni is an experienced production manager in an old family batik cap workshop (applying wax with copper stamp), we collaborate in designing and production of our scarf.

  • Hartono batik-maker

    Sragen, Indonesia

    We produced batik together with Hartono from 2005 to 2010. Traditional techniques were applied to new contemporary designs.

  • indigoSOL by Solikin

    Pekalongan, Indonesia

    Production partner

  • Ismoyo Baragung

    Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    designing and production

  • Ited Denga

    Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    Collaboration in designing the product

  • Kebon Indah Women's Batik Collective

    Klaten, Indonesia

    Kebon Indah Collective is a group of 189 women artisans from five villages that joined together after the 2006 earthquake to make batik. They use natural dyes derived from their local forest and create designs that reflect their local environment. They produce many of our scarves and homewares.

  • Kravan House

    Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    Kravan House produces many of our scarves and accessories using locally-sourced Cambodian silk, employing artisans with disabilities.

  • Maicome Art of Lao Textiles

    Vientiane, Laos

    Maicome aims to preserve and promote Lao heritage to the world, to train young Lao women so that they are able to create high-quality products from silk weaving, and t0 promote local employment.

  • Mrs. Bun Family

    Cirebon, Indonesia

    Mrs Bun and her husband and daughter create some of the finest batik in Cirebon, and internationally famous batik-making center that specializes in the famous cloud pattern known as Mega mendung.

  • Mrs. Phengsey Sam Neaua Weaving


    Mrs. Phengsey is one of the early artisan/entrepreneurs of silk ikat weaving in Northern Laois, and she has collaborated with The Language of Cloth to produce many beautiful scarves over the years.

  • Tenun Klaten

    Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    Handwoven textile maker

  • Tinctori by Iful

    Ambarawa, Indonesia

    Iful a young entrepreneur who started an indigo production farm with his family and has grown his business into dyeing cloth for others and now designing and producing his own indigo batik tulis.

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