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One of the memorable sights of Jakarta is a textile museum, which is located in an old building from the early 19th century, built in a neoclassical style with baroque elements. Initially the mansion belonged to a wealthy Frenchman, later to the Turkish consulate, social department, and in the middle of the 20th century there was even a house the elderly. The decision to open a textile museum in the building was made in 1978. Madame Tien Suharto - wife of the second president of Indonesia Suharto and the"first lady" state.
The Textile Museum has unique collections traditional Javanese fabrics - batik and ikat, which have no analogues in the world. In addition to the actual fabrics, the number of types of which reaches 2000, you can get acquainted with the history of their occurrence, application, technology manufacturing. A hotel space in the museum is devoted to equipment and tools, with with the help of which fabric has been produced for many centuries. Around the building the museum has a beautiful park in which plants are still grown, used for natural dyeing of textiles. In addition to exhibitions in the museum often all kinds of lectures and seminars are held, the purpose of which is preserving the original Indonesian textile culture.
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Topic: Textile Museum in Indonesia, Jakarta Resort.