Sumatran Jambi batik sarong (254 x 103cm)

£ 90.00

254 x 103 cm // 8ft 4"x 3ft 5"

Dates from circa 1990 at that time batik had not yet really revived only a few people were making batik in 1990 but it took off soon after, with government training and the introduction of copper stamps for applying the wax. Napthol dyes were widely used (this piece is probably dyed with napthol dyes, though it may have natural under-dye, which they continued to use as they felt it made the colours more fast.

As new condition

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