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Batik: Fabled Cloth of Java


Batik: Fabled Cloth of Java

by Elliot, Inger McCabe

Format:??Hardcover,?240 pages
Published:??2004,?Hong Kong,?1st Edition

About This Book

3rd 2004 edition of the 1984 presentation of Javanese batik in all its glories. After an overview of the historical background of batik production in Java accounts are given of the designs, uses and manufacture of the fabric in different areas. Batik in the Royal Courts in Central Java; the production on the North Coast and the role of women and the Chinese Heritage; the diversity of Eastern Java and the Islamic influence on usage and design are all addressed. Modern manufacture and future trends are explored. Some 140-colour plates enrich the text and make this book a memorable delight! With black and white photographs, glossary, references, bibliography and index.

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  • Model: ISBN0794602436
  • Shipping Weight: 2400grams
  • 3 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Select

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