Handwoven Silk Persian Clothing Silk Cape
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Made with pure handwoven raw silk fabric, batik printed

Designed by ZARIR for Edinburgh Iranian Festival fashion show feb 6 2015 to feb 20 2015

Batik is a technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to whole cloth, or cloth made using this technique. Batik is made either by drawing dots and lines of the resist with a spouted tool called a canting (IPA: [ʈ͡ʂantiÅ‹], also spelled tjanting), or by printing the resist with a copper stamp called a cap (IPA: [ʈ͡ʂap], also spelled tjap). The applied wax resists dyes and therefore allows the artisan to color selectively by soaking the cloth in one color, removing the wax with boiling water, and repeating if multiple colors are desired.

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