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Fall Leaves Tjap Batik Silk Scarf by Keith Smith (Available for Shipping or Local Pick-Up)

Only 1 left in stock

$65.00

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A Multi-color batik silk scarf with leaf design applied by using silk dyes and an Indonesian batik stamp (tjap). The scarf is 58 x 10 inches.

Multiple silk dyes are used to create the lighter base colors on a white silk scarf. The leaf design is applied in hot wax using a copper tjap, which protects the base color. The second background color is then applied.

The dyes are ‘set’ by steaming for 3 hours, which also removes most of the wax. A final dry cleaning removes the remaining wax. The scarf is hand washable in warm water or can be dry cleaned.

Keith Smith studied batik techniques with Agus Ismoyo and Nia Fliam at brahma tirta sari in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

This item will likely cost $8.30 to ship by priority mail.  To arrange shipping after purchase, click here to email Keith.  (batikilk "at" gmail.com)

Inventory #: 800736