Every motif on classic traditional batik always has its own philosophy, including for wedding ceremonies. Because the actual batik motifs attached to Javanese fabrics hold different stories and philosophies. So for you brides who will hold a traditional Javanese wedding, must read the following review. So you don’t just choose based on the beauty of the style.
1. Truntum Motif
The motif of the truntum is symbolized by the picture of a round, round flower like the sun. The truntum was created by Kanjeng Ratu Kencana who was Sunan Paku Buwana III.
This motif batik is generally worn during the midodareni procession (the procession the night before the wedding day, symbolizing the last night before the child parted with his parents). Also used during the procession of call (the procession when the two brides meet after being secluded) by the parents of the bride and groom.
Truntum motif means a symbol of endless love and always developing love, whereas if used by the bride and groom symbolizes parental love for children who never end.
2. Grompol Motif
Grompol motif is one of the fabric motifs which is a derivative of the fried motif. The bride is expected, by using this motif will get a blessing and a bright future, such as getting an abundant fortune, bestowed with good offspring, along with peace, harmony and also peace. There is no literature citing at the time of the procession what grompol motives should be used.
3. Sido Asih Motif
The Sido Asih motif is usually symbolized by the dark brown sogan color with symmetrical lined motifs. The color of Sogan Brown symbolizes the origin of this motif, Solo. This motif also symbolizes the user has the nature of mutual compassion, mutual care and mutual fostering.
4. Sido Mukti motif
This Sido Mukti motif comes from the words sido and mukti. Sido is to be or hope to be, while mukti means a prosperous and prosperous life to the hereafter. This motif cloth can be worn either during the call or the bride and groom meeting on the day of the wedding or it can also be used at the time of the blessing or marriage contract. The meaning of the Sido Mukti motif is also expected that the bride and groom have the nature of mutual understanding and compassion for others.
5. Sido Luhur Motif
The Sido Luhur motif also contains the motifs of birds, meru, life trees, plants, and one-winged eagle. It is expected that the bride and groom have a noble and praiseworthy character, where they are also expected to be wiser when married so that the problem can be passed smoothly and steadfastly.
6. Parang Kusuma Motif
Parang Kusuma motif is one type of machete that can be used during a wedding ceremony, which is usually worn during royal family marriages or keratin. The diagonal shape has two main motifs, where the two main motifs are in opposite form and like rhombic splitting.
– Parang Curigo motif is commonly used during weddings
– The Minister of Finance is wearing a Parang Curigo batik dress on his birthday
– Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X with Indonesian batik Parang Rusak Gendreh motif
– Tri Rismaharini was wearing a Parang Barong batik motif during the presidential election
7. Cakar Ayam Motif
Cakar Ayam motif contains symmetrical motifs that form a square and consists of several chicken paws as a support. The form that symbolizes the high enthusiasm in wading life after marriage and also prosperity in finding fortune is the meaning of the chicken paws themselves.