BATIK of Javanese [Indonesian] origin | Batik is Indonesian Culture!!!

BATIK of Javanese [Indonesian] origin is melted wax applied to cotton cloth. In Yogyakarta , I watched fascinated as tradition.

This is a really good video about Batik.  It's a great project for either middle school-high school for textiles.  This would be a good AH component.

BATIK: Applying wax to fabric prior to dyeing / © 2008 by Batik Museum Institute, Pekalongan

Batik is a general term that refers to a wax-resist fabric-dyeing technique; tulis is the name of the highest quality freehand batik, whose makers use a hot-wax applicator known as a “canting.” Hand-blocked designs are called cap, and the most common batik fabric is mass-produced.

Information on BATIK Sarong & Clothing Collection: Batik Maker

"Ceplok" a hand-drawn batik shawl by an unknown artist, Palembang, South Sumatra, 1925. Vegetable-dyed cotton amazing!!

"Ceplok" a hand-drawn batik shawl by an unknown artist, Palembang, South Sumatra, Vegetable-dyed cotton amazing!

Indonesian Batik

Javanese batik in the parang style. Parang was once used exclusively by the…

Batik, from Garut (West Java, Indonesia).  The parang pattern is for aristocrats.

Batik, from Garut (West Java, Indonesia). The parang pattern is for aristocrats.

Singa - Mythical creatures of the Indonesian Batak people who live in the mountains in Sumatra.

Singa - Mythical creatures of the Indonesian Batak people who live in the mountains in Sumatra.

Parang Kusumo - Batik.

Batik pattern Parang Kusumo, from Central Java, Indonesia

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