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Unfinished skirt panel
Unfinished skirt panel
Date:
20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Cotton; Wax-resist Dyeing (batik)
Dimensions:
106.7 x 254 cm (42 x 100 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
X70.5.111
Acquisition Date:
1941-11-13
Credit Line:

Katherine Ball Collection

This is an example of the first stage of waxing, there is the outling and some fill in. The use different color wax for the different stages so they know what to scrape away. They start with yellow and then use brown wax. They re-sue the wax during the last stage to cover large areas.--Itie van Hout 7/2004

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