Batik Garut is marked with its soft yellow colour called “Gumading” for its main ornaments and background. This batik called “Garutan”, like Batik Cirebon, shows many cultural and environmental influences.
Beside the cultural influences from the Chinese community and the Dutch, this batik also has a strong influence from the culture of the Surakarta – Yogyakarta Kingdom.
The “Megamendung”, “Balabag” and “Arjuna Menekung” shows the influence of the court of Cirebon, while the “Banji” and “Buketan” came from the Chinese and the Dutch.
The soga colour of batik Garutan is reddish with a little bit of brown.
Batik Garut is made for kain, sarong and head cloth.