By Inger McCabe Elliot,Brian Brake
From the royal courts of Yogyakarta and Cirebon to the coastal cities of Pekalongan, Surabaya and Lasem, Inger McCabe Elliot takes the reader on a spellbinding travel of Java's north coast reading the customs, cultures and craftsmanship that distinguishes its magic cloth.
Batik—Fabled textile of Java is a luxurious publication and now a vintage, richly illustrated with colour plates of the best old and modern batik batik from collections worldwide. It comprises historic photos, etchings, engravings, maps and images of contemporary Java.
This re-creation should be welcomed by means of designers, students and paintings fans alike. it's the made from decades of accumulating and on-the-scene exploration by way of a number one photojournalist, whose lifestyles was once replaced without end while she first laid eyes at the wondrous batik of Java's north coast.
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Batik: Fabled Cloth of Java by Inger McCabe Elliot,Brian Brake