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Sales price: 26,59 €
Author: Anita Toromanova

Elegant and stylish silk fichus, hand- painted by the technology "Batik."

Size: 78x73 cm.

Batik is a technique in art and textiles which uses wax to paint fabrics and pictures. The origin of the word is Javanese and is derivative of the words amba (“ write”) and titik ( from Indonesian “point”).

The melted wax is laid on textiles before they are dyed. The places cover with wax, do not take paint. To be textiles in several colors is necessary to repeat the procedure for dyeing, drying and laying on the wax until the desire effect is reached.

After the final dyeing, the textile is dried and ironed. There is no danger the colors to be washed out after washing, as they are fixed by a long ironing. The heat treatment of the iron seals the paint and the colors remain sustainable, vibrant and beautiful.

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