What is Wax Batik Work?

Wax Batik Work, also known as Batik, is a traditional technique of fabric dyeing that originated in Indonesia. 

The process involves applying wax to portions of a fabric to resist dye and create a design. The wax is applied with a tool such as a canting or a brush in a design or pattern. Once the wax is applied, the fabric is dyed in a color of choice. The areas of the fabric covered in wax resist the dye and remain the original color of the fabric. This process can be repeated with different colors and layers of wax to create intricate designs.

After the desired number of layers of wax and dyes are applied, the wax is removed by boiling or ironing the fabric. The result is a unique and beautiful patterned fabric.

Wax Batik Work is used to create a variety of textiles, including clothing, wall hangings, and decorative fabrics. It is an important part of Indonesian culture and has been recognized by UNESCO as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

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