Batik Design

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Shambhala, 1997 - Art - 192 pages
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. The text provides an account of the cultural history of the Malay world to put the subject into a broader perspective. Furthermore, attention is given to batik technique, the traditional use of batik textiles, and to its occasional incorporation into modern fashion 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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