Lou called this hand drawn batik Protection as it also plays on the black and white checkered Balinese poleng cloth. Lou’s playfulness and skilled eye captured design found in shadows, shapes found throughout the world and particularly in Indonesia.
The work of Threads of Life is to revive the natural dye process that thrived in Java for centuries as we have with natural dyed ikat in the eastern islands of Indonesia. The image included shows the brown colour saga dyeing process, to achieve the colour the desired brown, the cloth is repeated dyed.
Enjoy living with this batik in your home – hang it, wear it or use as a throw to brighten your life.Batik hand drawn, single panel, commercial cotton, natural and synthetic dyes. Made by Lou Zeldis in Java, 2003. Size 238 x 104 cm / 93.5 x 41 in