In Search Of — Batik


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Welcome to the daily series, In Search Of, where we look high and low on Krrb for one-of-a-kind items that we must have now! Today we’re looking for Batik.

Batik (Javanese pronunciation: [ˈbateʔ]; Indonesian: [ˈbatɪk]) is a cloth that is traditionally made using a manual wax-resist dyeing technique. We’re finding it everywhere on Krrb.

Tree Batik Wall Hanging in Brooklyn, NY

Tree batik is made from 100% organic cotton. It looks great by itself or when paired with other colors. Visit Closet Quilts Krrb Corner. $100.

3 Pieces Of West African Vintage Fabric in Los Angeles, CA

Formal fabrics bAfrican Wax Print is an industrialized version of hand-drawn and hand-blocked batik which is a method of resist dyeing. Visit SweetLadyJune’s Krrb Corner. $36.

Pop Crew Shirt in Brooklyn, NY

Since each item is a handmade batik design, our garments all have slight variations, making each one of them as individual as you. Please follow the washing instructions so that you can enjoy your own unique batik for years to come. Visit Hiho Batik’s Krrb Corner. $33.

Pink + Red Dip Dye Linen Napkins in Chicago, IL

A pair of natural linen napkins dip dye treatment, hand-dyed. Visit livandwork?auto=format’s Krrb Corner. $23.

Horchow/Neiman Marcus Indian Batik Giclee Art in Campbell, CA

This vivid pink, orange and blue giclee print was purchased directly from Horchow. Handcrafted print of an original Indian batik textile. Visit AlyssaF’s Krrb Corner. $750.