13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Batik Painter

This photo is showing an old woman painting batik. Batik is a specific traditional pattern painted in a piece of cotton sheet, usually made for clothes. The old woman owns a batik traditional factory, located in Jambi, Indonesia. She has run her business since she was a girl. Now she has legated the batik factory to her daughter, and continues her lifetime hobby, painting batik that she loves so much.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2014
Date Uploaded: 10.2015
Photo Location: Jambi, Indonesia
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Hendi Syarifuddin
Photo of the Day: 10.14.15
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