Batik design

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Pepin Press, 1994 - Crafts & Hobbies - 192 pages
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Batik is one of the most prominent expressions of the cultural identity of the Malay world. It the most popular traditional type of textile in Indonesia and other parts of SE Asia. The decorative styles used bear testimony to a cultural history that spans over 2,000 years. This book traces the origins and development of the motifs and patterns used in the design of batik, illustrated with a large selection of masterpieces from some of the foremost textile collections in the world. Also includes a cultural history of the Malay world to put the subject into a broader perspective. Focuses on batik technique, the traditional use of batik textiles, and to its occasional incorporated into modern fashion design.

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BATIK DESIGN

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Indonesian batik receives a comprehensive overview in this careful work by an avid collector, student of Asian culture, and publisher of Dutch books on the subject. Van Roojen provides a basic ... Read full review

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This book contains many pictures of batik's pattern but not about the story itself. Read full review

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Contents

ntroduct
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Batik Technique
27
Applications of Batik Cloth
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