A physical symbol that directly shows the social strata of a particular person in his/her society. Egg-plant flower symbol refers to the meaning someone’s rank or position. That is the reason why it is usually put on the shoulder. Egg-plan-patterned symbol is not arbitrarily owned by anybody.
Batik for ordinary people is certainly different from batik owned by those who have important roles indigenous communities such are tomenggong (aristocracy leader), Baliatn, Demang (head of district) or warlords.