Batik Djawa Hokokai

Batik produced during the Japanese occupation is called Batik Djawa Hokokai (1942 – 1945), made in Pekalongan and designed with motifs depicted ornaments of Japanese style flowers with colors and nuances which suit the taste of the Japanese people.
Those flowers were combined with traditional batik motifs such as “Parang”, “Lereng” and “Kawung”. Many bright colors were used for this Djawa Hokokai Batik, so that every batik of this kind always gives a bright and joyful impression.