Embroided kebaya (kebaya sulam) is one of a kind of kebaya. The embroidery made by machine or hand made (jahit tangan). It is so famous in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. Nevertheless, it is quite pricey.
Here, I would like to introduce embroided kebaya come from Bandung, a famous place for textile. And it comes in three different kind of embroidery.
1) Sulam super
- the embroidery lies from up till down of the baju kebaya
2) Sulam timbul
- the embroidery lies on higher level than the fabric
- it enhances the floating look of the embroidery if you see it from far
3) Sulam biasa
- the embroidery lies on the same level of the fabric
And the fabric of the kebaya also comes in different kind.
1) sutera thai (thai silk)