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By Inger McCabe Elliot,Brian Brake

Batik: Fabled textile of Java is richly illustrated with colour plates of the best old and modern batik from thirty museums and personal collections round the world.

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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