Building on Batik: The Globalization of a Craft Community

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The word 'batik' is possibly of Malay origin from the word 'tik' meaning 'to drip' or 'to drop.' The term is applied to a resist dye technique invented independently in locations as diverse as Ancient Egypt, Japan and Turkestan. Batik is a remarkably flexible textile technique and is suited to small-scale methods of production, but demand from the fashion and tourism industries is increasing. This volume brings together the experiences and concerns of the international community of batik producers. It gives voice to ...

Building on Batik: The Globalization of a Craft Community 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138267404

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Building on Batik: The Globalization of a Craft Community 2000, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781840149876

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