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0091 44 64572188
Press F5 For slideshow
Last update: 01/04/2013
Batik is an ancient method of dyeing fabric, popular today in South Asia. At the beginning, the design is drawn with a pencil on a piece of cotton clothe. During the dyeing process, some areas of the material are covered with wax the purpose being to create designs by preventing dyes from penetrating in patterned areas. Multicolored and blended effects are obtained by repeating the dyeing process several times from the lightest color to the darkest color. After the last dyeing, the fabric is hung up to dry and boiled to dissolve the wax. Then it reveals the deep rich colors and the fine crinkle lines that give batik its character.
CUSHION COVERS BATIKS
The distinctive style of Appliqué embroidery is a specialty of the “Darji” (Tailor) community of Pipili in Orissa State. Originally used in festivals now finds a way into our home too. The Craft involves embroidering and stitching of small pieces of colored cloth with motifs of flowers, animals, village scene and traditional designs on to a larger base cloth. The cloth used for patch as well as base is cotton with different color combinations. The usual appliqué patchwork items are Garden Umbrellas, Wallets, Wall Hanging, lampshades, Pouches & Bags. Appliqué & Patchwork has been diversified into many utilitarian item like bed sheets, cushions covers, etc. Appliqué trade has turned out to be the trade which has employed largest number of rural women artisans of Orissa.