UNESCO designated Indonesian batik as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity

UNESCO designated Indonesian batik as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity

Batik (Javanese pronunciation]; Indonesian: [mbatɪk]) is a technique of 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 (IPA: [ʈ͡ʂantiŋ], also spelled tjanting), or by printing the resist with a copper stamp called a cap (IPA: [ʈ͡ʂap], also spelled tjap). The applied wax…

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