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Artisan Crafted Women's Rayon Batik Robe, "Misty Javanese Forest"

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Purple mist caresses a green Javanese forest. Desak Nyoman Parwati explores the... more

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Purple mist caresses a green Javanese forest. Desak Nyoman Parwati explores the nuances of color in an intricate batik design. She crafts this robe with a flattering front-wrap style, wide sleeves and a matching belt for leisure beauty. Pockets on both sides are a convenient addition.

This handcrafted batik robe is a truly original work of art. Sunlight, water, dye and temperature all factor into the look of the finished robe. This should be considered a unique design made especially for you.

  • 0.60 kgs
  • 1.3 lbs

  • 100% rayon
  • Dry in the shade
  • One size fits most
  • Hand wash separately in cold water
  • Handcrafted batik art--colors and pattern placement will vary
  • In seam pocket(s)
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Javaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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09/16/2017

"A True Piece of Art"

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Everything about this robe (Misty Javanese Forest) is exquisite: the colour is stunning and more intense than in the picture (did not fade a bit in a wash), the design gorgeous, the workmanship impeccable, the fabric very pleasant on the skin and the fit perfect, even for a tall woman like myself. I was so thrilled with this housecoat that I immediately ordered another one from the same artist. Parwati (I believe this is your first name rather than Desak), I found that Parvati in Sanskrit means of the mountains and is a goddess of love and power - I am honoured to be wearing your beautiful creation, which exudes these characteristics of your name. And NOVICA, the beautiful packaging together with the handwritten note with a few phrases in Balinese was very touching - like a present from a friend. This was my first purchase from NOVICA and it exceeded my highest expectations. Spreading happiness around the world indeed!

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09/28/2017

"My go to robe all year round"

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The material is wonderfully soft and comfortable, keeping me warm in the winter and cool in the summer. It looks great on and I am comfortable wearing it when I answer the door or someone stops by. Easy to wash on delicate, wrap in a big towel and dry by squeezing out excess water then hang up to finish.

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06/16/2016

"Perfect robe"

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Having spent hours searching for a house-coat or-robe I could wear at home and when travelling, I came upon this robe, which, now that its arrived, I have fallen in with love. Its beautifully made, its colours are exactly as portrayed in the photo here, and it is even more substantial than I had anticipated. I can tell Ill get years of wear from it, and am thrilled with Parwatis work.

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robe house-coat three-quarters sleeves

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04/23/2021

"Great for lounging"

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Very well-made and the material is really soft. It washes in the machine nicely and fluffs up in the dryer. . Great robe for lounging

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08/11/2017

"What a work of art!"

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I've been searching for the perfect summer robe & up popped this one...very excited to receive it...the colors & the fabric are just beautiful!! Thank you for such beautiful work!!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Myself
  • Occasion: birthday

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09/10/2016

"A Stunner"

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This is a beautiful, superbly crafted robe.

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05/06/2021

"Love my new robe"

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Very pretty robe with blue, purple and green. Feels very soft and light weight when wearing it. My husband thinks it looks great too. It is generously sized but does not feel like too much fabric. It washes well - I use delicate, cold water and let air dry. I am 5 9” tall so it does not come all the way to my ankles but it is longer than most at pprox 52” from center neck to hem. Thank you Desak Nyoman Parwati for a beautiful robe.

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05/03/2021

"Beautiful craftmanship!"

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The colors are stunning!

Best Uses

  • Wear it on any occasion!

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05/02/2021

"Colorful"

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Lovely garment

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05/01/2021

"Cool and beautiful!"

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This is the perfect summer dress. Beautiful fabric, lovely shape. Drapes nicely. It will be a favorite.

Best Uses

  • Summer dress for any occasion

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05/01/2021

"The most beautiful clothing item I own"

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WOW! This robe is completely perfect in every way. Did I mention it has pockets!?! This is honestly the most beautiful clothing item of any kind that I have ever owned. So much attention to detail and care went into this piece. The colors and Batik are more beautiful than the photos. The photos dont do the piece justice, there is a beautiful ethereal quality to the colors. Green like light shining on leaves in a dense forest, the teal like clear lake water seen from a distance. It feels so special and natural. This is a work of art and couldnt be more perfect, almost like it was made for me! Thank you so much, I really couldnt be happier!

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Work of art Perfect Colorful Special Beautiful Flowy Green and teal Batik Handmade Artwork Clear lake teal Forest leaves green

Best Uses

  • Wearing constantly!
  • Relaxing
  • Self care
  • In the forest

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04/30/2021

"Lovely comfortable robe"

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I LOVE THIS SO MUCH!!! It feels beautiful, drapes wonderfully, and makes me feel special when I wear it, which is every day. Cant get much better than that!

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

For eleven years Desak worked with a batik artisan learning all aspects of the process, from wax painting to dyeing. From her, she learned not only the art of batik and textile design but also how to care for her workers. In her workshop, Desak and the older artisans generously teach their art to the younger artisans, preserving for another generation this UNESCO cultural treasure.

Desak Nyoman Parwati has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2800 and the most recent for $4000. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of textiles and batik dyes to increase production in time for the holiday season.

Through perseverance, Desak has grown her workshop. She now employs members of her family and give jobs to other artisans in her community.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Desak works hard to care for her three children and does all she can to give them a better life.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

Desak provides for the education of her three children.

 
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