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Beaded cotton batik shoulder bag, 'King's Bird' (Indonesia)

A colorful bird wings across this beautiful handbag from Wahyu Sulistiani. Created in batik on cotton, the sawunggaling motif depicts the king's favorite rooster, which is a symbol of Javanese beauty and power. Lavish beadwork is applied by hand, and the roomy bag opens to reveal a convenient inner pocket.