Fiona G. Kerlogue,Tara Sosrowardoyo,Fulvio Zanettini,: Batik : Design, Style and History

Batik : Design, Style and History


Batik - in which a wax-resist is applied before dyeing to form a pattern in negative - has a very special place in the world of textiles. Practised from China to India to West Africa, it finds its most supreme expression in Indonesia, where the Javanese word batik gave it its name. No other cloth in Asia, perhaps in the whole world, contains so much symbolism and so many meanings, expressed in the philosophy of its colours and designs, and in the way it is made, folded and worn. Richly illustrated throughout, Batik explores in depth the origins of the batik tradition; regional differences; symbolism and motifs; modern influences on batik; and batik as costume and in art. An illustrated index of motifs and their meanings, a comprehensive listing of international batik collections, a glossary and a bibliography complete this authoritative yet accessible work.

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Author: Fiona G. Kerlogue,Tara Sosrowardoyo,Fulvio Zanettini,
Number of Pages: 192 pages
Published Date: 15 Nov 2004
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publication Country: London, United Kingdom
Language: English
ISBN: 9780500284773
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