Batik is textile art of Malaysia, it is a very popular tourist souvenir. There are a lot of batik products in Penang, such as ladies wear, man wear, table cloths, table runners, bag, cap, sarong, hair band, scarves, handkerchief, decor craft etc.
There are two main types of batik produced in Malaysia—hand drawn batik and block printed batik. Hand drawn batik is drawn and coloured by hand. The popular motifs are leaves and flowers. The block printed batik is uses blocks to create patterns then stamped repeatedly on the fabric.
If you wish to know more about batik printing, you may visit the batik factory at Teluk Bahang. If you want to buy some batik products, there are few shop at Penang Road near Chowrasta Market selling batik product or the shop at KOMTAR.