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By Rudolf Smend,Donald Harper

ISBN-10: 080484643X

ISBN-13: 9780804846431

Batik occupies a unique position in Indonesian tradition. each one cloth has a wealthy tale to tell—as a mirrored image of the nation's non secular ideals, subtle court docket cultures and cosmopolitan history.

The remarkable textiles during this publication are from the collections of Rudolf Smend and Donald Harper. so much date from the interval 1880 to 1930 whilst the paintings of batik reached its apogee. Having accumulated historical batik for over thirty years and released books at the topic, Rudolf Smend has invited his pal and fellow batik expert Donald Harper to give a contribution his fantastic assortment to this booklet in addition. not one of the batik during this ebook were released ahead of. They signify a good looking cross-section of the batik construction of Java—the most crucial batik-producing sector on the earth.

The cloths are complemented via classic photos from the 1st sector of the 20 th century demonstrating how the batik have been worn at court docket and at domestic. 3 are from museums in Dresden and Cologne, whereas 3 are from the non-public selection of Leo Haks. The others were accumulated during the last 30 years from inner most assets in Java. The captions are by means of Maria Wronska-Friend, an ethnologist and batik professional who often visits Indonesian batik facilities and has labored for a few years as an anthropologist in Papua New Guinea. Her contributions offer basic wisdom for fans of this artwork shape whereas while offering new insights for specialists.

Rudolf Smend has invited different batik aficionados of his iteration to proportion their ardour for batik during this e-book. Inger McCabe Elliott, writer of the bestselling Batik: Fabled textile of Java has contributed her lifelong event. different professionals like Annegret Haake, Brigitte Khan Majlis and Jonathan wish percentage their perspectives and services in those pages. This booklet represents a exertions of affection and a life of friendship for the 2 authors, who desire it is going to offer suggestion to an entire new new release of batik lovers.

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