Exploring Sacred Geometry with Texitles and Paintings of the African Diaspora

Basket Weaving 

Background inspired by West African Textiles

Tradition Painted Cloth tapestry also know as mudcloths and Batiks

A Batik Cloth is a technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to whole cloth, or cloth made using this technique. Batik is made either by drawing dots and lines of the resist with a spouted tool called a canting  or by printing the resist with a stamp called a cap. The applied wax resists dyes and therefore allows the artisan to colour selectively by soaking the cloth in one colour, removing the wax with boiling water, and repeating if multiple colours are desired.

A tradition of making batik is found in various countries, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, the Philippines and Nigeria.

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