Pattern/Motif Name: Kawung Sawut
Design Format: Hip Wrapper (Kain Panjang) with undyed borders on the narrow ends only.
Provenance: Java, Surakarta
Technique: Hand-drawn wax resist on machine-woven cotton
Dyeing Methods: Natural Dyes, vegetable reddish-brown soga
Dimension: 2.5m x 1.1m
It is an ancient motif. An abstraction of the halved fruits of the sugar palm. Originally one of the Central Javanese forbidden motifs, later used as a background motif in Indo-European cloths.