The best place to store wooden furniture in winter is the garage or a dry cellar. Good ventilation is important. And it should not be too warm either, because low humidity and high temperatures, as usually prevail in living rooms, can lead to cracks in the wood.
"Mbatik" means "write with wax" in Javanese. With a special wax pot on a stick (tjangting), which works like a fountain pen, liquid wax is applied to the fabric in the form of lines and patterns. This is where no color will adhere when dyeing the fabric.