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Batik is an ancient handmade fabric art that originated from Indonesia. During the batik process, hot wax is drawn using a tjanting or painted onto light coloured natural fabric, which is then dyed and allowed to dry. Other areas are then waxed and dyed, gradually building up a design. Eventually the batik wax is removed, revealing various coloured patterns and designs.                       Cracks in the batik wax give patterns the 'crackled' look which is unique to batik .                                                                                                              




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