Iwan Tirta was born in Blora, a small town in Central Java, in 18 April 1935.
Iwan Tirta began his journey in preserving batik through modern innovations. Combining his vast knowledge on
batik with glamorous fashion sensibilities, he was known to have impressively created more than 10,000 original
batik designs during his lifetime.
His signature designs are easily recognizable through eye-catching large and bold patterns that draw attention
to the wearer.