Batik Sarong or Wallhanging - Ancient Spirals. This batik was inspired by a 14th century Japanese kimono design. Sarongs are incredibly useful, durable and make great gifts. They work great as handy clothing items like bathing suit cover ups, skirts, shawls, scarves, dresses and more. You can also use them for practical household uses such as a baby carrier, a wall hanging, a tablecloth, a beach blanket or even gift wrap!.