batik

Distinctive patterned and dyed fabric from the East Indies, brought to Europe by the Dutch in the 16thC. In the batik process, melted wax is applied to parts of the design not intended to take colour, and the cloth is then dyed. This is repeated as necessary for other colours, the wax being washed out with hot water after each dyeing. Some batik is …...

Batik

(1) A method of applying dye to cloth which is covered in part with a dye resistant, removable substance such as wax. After dying, the wax is removed, and the design appears in the original colour against the newly coloured background. (2) The cloth itself.
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batik

[n] - a dyed fabric 2. [v] - dye with wax
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batik

Javanese technique used to dye fabrics. Areas of material are sealed with wax, which resists dye. Designs are applied using hot liquid wax and a tjanting or brush, and then the fabric is dipped in...
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batik

noun a dyed fabric; a removable wax is used where the dye is not wanted
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batik

method of dyeing in which patterned areas are covered with wax so they will not receive the colour. The method is used mainly on cottons and in the ... [3 related articles]
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Batik

Using wax resist designs on dyed fabrics. Colors are dyed lightest color to darkest color, with new design elements added before each color bath
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Batik

a traditional dyeing process in which portions of cloth are coated with wax and therefore resist the dye, enabling distinctive patterns to be created. Batik fabrics are characterised by a streaky or mottled appearance.
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batik

batik (butēk') , method of decorating fabrics practiced for centuries by the natives of Indonesia. It consists of applying a design to the surface of the cloth by using melted wax. The material is then dipped in cool vegetable dye; the portions protected by the wax do not receive the dye, ...
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batik

Javanese technique used to dye fabrics. Areas of material are sealed with wax, which resists dye. Designs are applied using hot liquid wax and a tjanting or brush, and then the fabric is dipped in dye. This process can be repeated several times with successive areas of wax being added, and the dye of the lightest colour being used first. After the ...
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batik

Distinctive patterned and dyed fabric from the East Indies, brought to Europe by the Dutch in the 16thC. In the batik process, melted wax is applied to parts of the design not intended to take colour, and the cloth is then dyed. This is repeated as necessary for other colours, the wax being washed out with hot water after each dyeing. Some batik i....
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Batik

[software] Batik is a pure-Java library that can be used to render, generate, and manipulate SVG graphics. (SVG is an XML markup language for describing two-dimensional vector graphics.) IBM supported the project and then donated the code to the Apache Software Foundation, where other companies and teams decided to join efforts. Batik provi...
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Batik

Batik (Javanese pronunciation:; langid) is a technique of manual wax-resist dyeing applied to whole cloth, or cloth made using this technique. Batik is made either by drawing dots and lines of the resist with a spouted tool called a canting (ʈ͡ʂantiŋ, also spelled tjanting), or by printing the resist with a copper stamp called a cap (ʈ͡ʂap,...
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Batik

A method of dyeing fabric where some areas are covered with wax or pastes made of glues or starches to make designs by keeping dyes from penetrating in pattern areas. Multicolored and blended effects are obtained by repeating the dyeing process several times, with the initial pattern of wax boiled off and another design applied before dyeing again ...
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Batik

Batik is a fabric dyeing technique originating in Indonesia, which uses wax resist molds to create designs. The wax is poured on a fabric, typically cotton, and allowed to harden in the shape of the desired design. The cloth is then dyed and the wav removed, with the remaining design in the original cloth color. This process can be repeated for int...
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Batik

A method of resist dyeing which uses melted wax for the resist.
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Batik

A method of dyeing fabric where some areas are covered with wax or pastes made of glues or starches to make designs by keeping dyes from penetrating in pattern areas. Multicolored and blended effects are obtained by repeating the dying process several times, with the initial pattern of wax boiled off and another design applied before dyeing again i...
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Batik

A method of producing colour designs on textiles by dyeing them, having first applied wax to the parts to be left undyed. Multi-coloured and blended effects are obtained by repeating the dyeing process several times.
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Batik

Resist mehod of patterning cloth where wax is used as the resist. Molten wax is applied to the cloth, traditionally by a hand process, in a pattern, and the wax is allowed to harden. The waxed cloth is dyed and the wax removed afterwards. The process can be repeated to build up complext patterns. Sometimes the hardened wax is cracked to produce a c...
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Batik

Using wax resist designs on dyed fabrics. Colors are dyed lightest color to darkest color, with new
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batik

method of dyeing fabric by covering certain sections with wax
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