Batik of Java: global inspiration

Wronska-Friend, Maria (2019) Batik of Java: global inspiration. In: Proceedings of the Textile Society of America. From: 16th Biennial Symposium of the Textile Society of America, 19-23 September 2018, Vanvouver, Canada.

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Abstract

Batik is the Javanese resist-dyeing technique of patterning cloth through the application of wax. While deeply embedded in local traditions, during the last two centuries batik has become a powerful cultural intermediary connecting Indonesia with other parts of the world. The paper outlines the history of this process and determines the impact of the Javanese batik technique and aesthetics on textile traditions in Japan, West Africa, Europe, India, and Australia.

Item ID: 60770
Item Type: Conference Item (Non-Refereed Research Paper)
Keywords: batik Java, sarasa batik Japan, wax-print Africa, batik Art Nouveau, batik Art Deco, batik Tagore India, batik Aboriginal Australia
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Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2019 23:27
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1601 Anthropology > 160104 Social and Cultural Anthropology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9599 Other Cultural Understanding > 959999 Cultural Understanding not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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