BATIK INDONESIA

Detail of a batik design from Indonesia - this would be GORGEOUS as an accent in my library :)

Detail of a batik design from Indonesia - this would be GORGEOUS as an accent in my library :)

Girls on the line.  33rd Bali Art Festival June 2011, Bali, Indonesia.  (by Ghaghah Vektoretro)

Girls on the line. 33rd Bali Art Festival June 2011, Bali, Indonesia. (by Ghaghah Vektoretro)

Javanese Batik 20th C - detail

Javanese Batik 20th C - detail

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

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

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.

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 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.

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.

monochromatic Indonesian cotton cloth.  __  "After centuries of admiring and living with textiles imported from India, Indonesians incorporated Indian motifs into wares they produced at home. The block-printed piece shown here is the Toraja people's take on the tree of life." -Courtney Barnes/Style Court

monochromatic Indonesian cotton cloth. __ "After centuries of admiring and living with textiles imported from India, Indonesians incorporated Indian motifs into wares they produced at home. The block-printed piece shown here is the Toraja people's take on the tree of life." -Courtney Barnes/Style Court

"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, 1925. Vegetable-dyed cotton amazing!!

Indonesian Batik

Indonesian Batik

Indonesian Batik Sarong

Indonesian Batik Sarong

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