Batik Fabled Cloth of Java


Java, an island renowned for its trade routes, boasts a rich history spanning over 2,000 years, shaped by various religions and waves of colonization. Each influence has significantly contributed to the unique tapestry of Javanese culture and the evolution of batik. Through captivating narration, the author, Inger McCabe Elliott, leads readers on a mesmerizing journey across the island, delving into the intricate history and motifs of batik. This exploration is vividly illustrated with 150 full-color examples showcasing both antique and contemporary batik, complemented by old engravings and etchings. Accompanying the visuals is a detailed text offering insights into the history, motifs, and production methods of batik.

Publisher: Clarkson Potter; First Edition (February 12, 1984).

Language: ‎English

24 cm



31 cm

Products Details

Language: ‎English

Hardcover: ‎150 pages

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