Dragon Scarf

Indigo People


Batik is a wax-resist dyeing process applied to the finished textile. Batik is either created by hand drawing with a sprouted tool called ‘canting’, or by printing the melted wax with a handmade copper stamp. The wax blocks the dyestuff to penetrate into the textile. Then the cloth is dipped piece by piece multiple times in natural indigo by hand to achieve the deep indigo colour. To remove the printed wax, the cloth is boiled in hot water. Once the wax is removed the printed areas regain their raw colour and the artwork appears on the textile. Please take a look at this video to see how this is done.

Natural Indigo Dye

To get a deep dark blue colour, the scarf is dipped about 10 to 20 times in a vat of indigo. The more the scarf is dipped in the natural indigo, the darker the blue colour will get. During the dyeing process, no chemicals are added. General wear, use and wash will fade the colour and each product will gain its unique appearance by time. To see how this tie is made please take a look at this
 video from Indigo People.


  • 100% cotton
  • Natural Indigo died
  • Made in Indonesia


Indigo People was founded when Kiat and Johan encountered artisans struggling to maintain their cultural heritage. It was often the case that mothers and grandmothers lost the ability to pass on the secrets of their craft when children moved to the city to pursue economic opportunities. When they discovered that these skills were about to be lost to the world forever, they started Indigo People to support the talent and skills of traditional craftsmen and share the beauty of their work with the rest of the world.