Owls soar above a forest stream on this batik tapestry.
Measures approximately 27″ x 42″
These batiks are all hand made using the traditional process of using wax and dye. To make a batik, selected areas of the cloth are blocked out by brushing or drawing hot wax over them, and the cloth is then dyed. The parts covered in wax resist the dye and remain the original color. This process of waxing and dyeing can be repeated to create more elaborate and colorful designs. After the final dyeing the wax is removed and the cloth is ready for wearing or showing.