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It was a learning experience to see how batik is made and to watch artists in action. The main museum has wonderful examples of batik in glass cases. Some are new and some are very old...all are beautiful.
I used to come here when i was at the college, we learned how to make batik with canting (some kind like batik’s bolpoint). And today i come here because of the Ulos exhibition and there are kids from school. For the Ulos exhibiton, really...More
The main reason we visited was for ULOS Exhibition. This museum is quite far from our home an took longer 45 minutes to go there by car.The museum has two buildings. we were able to make our own batik here.
A group of four visited the Museum Tekstil on a Saturday morning. The main reason we visited was for ‘Encounters with Bali: A Collector’s journey’, an exhibition of Indonesian textiles from the collection of Dr. John Yu and Dr. George Soutter. It did not disappoint....More
This museum is out of the way and it took longer to get to and from via taxi (1 hr each way) than to go around the museum’s two buildings. The taxi drivers said it’s always this bad traffic. While there were beautiful clothes, one...More
The building is British-designed, about 1900, by Arthur Hubback in an Indo-Saracenic Revival style (Indian Muslim Persian). The building is gorgeous.
The museum features textile production in Malaysia, along with the history associated with it, to include trade routes and countries, and locations and groups of...More
We were astonished by the extraordinary textiles on current display -- not sure of the length of this exhibit though. The permanent exhibit is also impressive, the grounds are quite nice, the two shops are just so-so. For those interested, one can take instruction in...More
Old colonialized building with white dominated color. Situated in Tanah Abang area which can be traffically challenging to come. The displays can be arranged better and more attractive, not considered as just "display". The premise is sometimes used for wedding function too.