Batik Discharge Method is Keeping Traditional Batik Sarongs Alive


  • Nikfarhana Zuhir Postgraduate Research Student, College of Creative Arts, Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam 40450 Selangor Malaysia
  • Rafeah Legino Formgiving Research Group, College of Creative Arts, Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam 40450 Selangor Malaysia



Batik Technique, Discharge, Dyeing Process, Traditional Batik Sarong


This project was partly the outcome of a visit to East Coast batik makers, specifically in Kelantan and Terengganu. There was a lot of activity there due to the visit to the Ayu Fashion Batik workshop in Tumpat, Kelantan. The observation at the session helped contribute to a better knowledge of the process of methodical batik discharge. An interview with the owner of a batik producer provides a more in-depth explanation of the process, which reveals that this approach was relatively based on an experiment in the batik technique to vary the batik sarong and maintain and keep the tradition.


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How to Cite

Zuhir, N., & Legino, R. (2022). Batik Discharge Method is Keeping Traditional Batik Sarongs Alive. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 7(SI9), 421–425.

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