Elegant and Sophisticated - 100% Handcrafted Natural Indigo Classic Chinese Batik Art
* Sophisticated 100% Handcrafted Chinese Textile Art; Classic Pattern in Great Details *
* Natural Indigo Plant Dye on Fine Quality Cotton; Each Piece an Unique Artwork *
* One of the Oldest Art Form in China; Ideal Home Furnishings Item for Rich Oriental Flavor *
This very elegant and sophisticated 100% fine cotton batik is a fabric art handcrafted by a Chinese artisan who excels in both Chinese traditional art and indigo batik. Indigo batik, using natural indigo plant for dye materials, is one of the oldest art form in China. It has been a sign of refinement in China since the Zhou Dynasty (BC 770 - BC 403). At that time many wealthy households appointed artisans to design beautiful patterns for home furnishing purpose. Nowadays indigo batik seems to be revitalized again, where you will find many Japanese and European households are having them as integral part of their home décor.
In 2006, Chinese government aligned with United Nation UNESCO heritage policy, accredited Chinese Indigo Batik an Intangible Cultural Heritage, recognizing its contribution on cultural diversity and human creativity, and safeguarding this human treasure to be kept alive.
“This handmade fabric art has rich Oriental favor. It has some sophisticated patterns with many great details and good balancing. It is fabulous!”
Item #: HNMIYR310
Measurements: 19 x 19 inches
Material: Natural indigo plant dye on 100% cotton
Material: Colorfast after initial wash; Machine washable separately on cool / gentle
* THIS IS AN AUTHENTIC CHINESE INDIGO BATIK, NOT A MASS FACTORY PRINT *
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