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batik dyeing

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  • Dyeing — This article is about the process of coloring using dyes. For dying and the end of life, see death. Pigments for sale at a market in Goa, India …   Wikipedia

  • Batik — (pronunciation: IPA| [ˈba.teʔ] , but often, in English, is IPA| [ˈbæ.tɪk] or IPA| [bəˈtiːk] ) is a wax resist dyeing technique used on textile. Batik is found in several countries of West Africa, such as Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon and Mali, and in… …   Wikipedia

  • batik — [bə tēk′, bä′tēk΄] n. [Malay] 1. a method of dyeing designs on cloth by coating the parts that are not to be dyed with removable wax 2. cloth so decorated or a design made in this way adj. of or like batik …   English World dictionary

  • Batik — The real batiks are hand produced by natives of Java. They outline a design on both sides of a piece of cloth and this is followed in melted wax, then the cloth is dyed indigo, the wax cracks in the dye bath, and the colour penetrates through to… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • batik — /beuh teek , bat ik/, n. 1. a technique of hand dyeing fabrics by using wax as a dye repellent to cover parts of a design, dyeing the uncovered fabric with a color or colors, and dissolving the wax in boiling water. 2. the fabric so decorated.… …   Universalium

  • batik — ba•tik [[t]bəˈtik, ˈbæt ɪk[/t]] n. 1) tex a technique of hand dyeing fabric using wax as a dye repellent to cover those parts of the fabric not to be dyed 2) tex the design itself or a fabric so decorated 3) tex to hand dye (material) using batik …   From formal English to slang

  • batik —    A method of dyeing cloth which involves the use of removable wax to repel (resist) the dye on parts of the design where dye is not desired. Batik originated in Indonesia, where its production continues to thrive. (pr. b? TEEK) Also see beeswax …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • batik — 1. noun /bəˈtʰiːk/ A wax resist method of dyeing fabric. 2. verb /bəˈtʰiːk/ To dye fabric using the wax resist method …   Wiktionary

  • batik —    (bah TEEK) [Javanese: painted] A method of applying designs to fabric by first applying wax for a negative image, then dyeing it and when the dye has set, removing the wax with boiling water …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • Resist dyeing — (resist dyeing) is a term for a number of traditional methods of dyeing textiles with patterns. Methods are used to resist or prevent the dye from reaching all the cloth, thereby creating a pattern and ground. The most common forms use wax, some… …   Wikipedia

  • Natural dye — Skeins of wool colored with natural plant dyes. Natural dyes are dyes or colorants derived from plants, invertebrates, or minerals. The majority of natural dyes are vegetable dyes from plant sources – roots, berries, bark, leaves, and …   Wikipedia

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