The province of West Nusa Tenggara consists of three islands, namely the island of Lombok, the island of Sumbawa and the island of Komodo, with Mataram as its capital, located on the island of Lombok.

Lombok Batik, also known as Sasambo Batik, which is an acronym for Sasak (Lombok), Samawa (Sumbawa) and Mbojo (Bima) are three major tribes inhabiting the Province of West Nusa Tenggara (NTB).

Sasambo batik motifs that seem abstract, very beautiful and seem mystical. More than that, it has a very high historical, artistic and philosophical value. Each motif is related to the daily traditions of the NTB people.

Batik Sasambo, has four main motifs, as well as various combinations, including the Sasambo motif, the Mate Sahe motif (in Indonesian means Cow’s Eye), the Kakando motif, and the Uma Lengge motif, whose motif is similar to small houses with conical domes. The patterns and colors of Sasambo batik are in accordance with the local culture of each ethnic group.

In addition to the above motifs obtained motives include:

Presean Motif

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Pearl Shell Pattern

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Sea Crab Pattern

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Pork Pattern

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Kale Lumbu Motive

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Betel Leaf Motif

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Ketujur Flower Motif

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Currently, Sasambo batik (Sasak Samawa Mbojo) is used as the official local batik clothing of NTB, the local government makes one of its batiks as a form of creative industry for the sons of NTB.

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