West Jakarta Textile Museum held Wastra discussion with the theme "The History of Chinese Silk and Silk Path" in the Textile Museum Hall, Jl KS.Tubun Raya, West Jakarta. Head of the Art Museum, Esti Utami said the discussion was attended by more than 40 participants from various circles ranging from batik cloth lovers, to museum visitors.
"This discussion is to add our insight into the influence of motifs and patterns of olden Chinese batik to the motifs and patterns of Indonesian batik today," she said on Wednesday (28/03). She added, this discussion is also one of the method that we do to increase the attraction of visitors to come to the Museum of Textiles. "Visitors are expected to get more information related to the history of batik and silk " she concluded.