About Batik

Batik is a fabric to which design is applied using the wax-resist method and then colored by tub-dyeing or hand-painting. You will find batik used as textile for apparel and furnishings as well as art. Batik is as much an expression of cultural identity as it is of artistry, displaying the expertise of artisans from Indonesia, Malaysia, Africa, Sri Lanka and the Caribbean islands for the most, but additionally the numerous individual artists worldwide who have adopted this method to produce art and fabric.

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