Indonesia

The Indonesian women’s association Dharma Wanita Persatuan KBRI Ottawa hosted a charity coffee morning at the Indonesian ambassador’s home on Oct. 16.

Etsuko Monji and Eunyoung Park, the wives of the ambassadors of Japan and Korea, check out batiks. Batik is the Indonesian practice of wax-resist dyeing of cloth. Embassy Photos: Sam Garcia

Ms. Monji and Lerzan Kayıhan Ünal, wife of the Turkish ambassador. Embassy Photos: Sam Garcia

The event included a batik fashion show featuring these models. Embassy Photos: Sam Garcia

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Carla Gomez de Barrientos, left, wife of the Venezuelan ambassador, and Marina Negus, right, wife of the Australian high commissioner, try on batiks as Andis Faizasyah, wife of the Indonesian ambassador, looks on. Ms. Gomez de Barrientos’s batik featured a maple leaf pattern made especially for this occasion. Embassy Photos: Sam Garcia