Golden mean or Divine Ratio is the name that Lou gave to this textile which is a lovely piece of art to hang on a wall or to use to lay a table on. Lou’s playfulness and skilled eye captured design found in shadows, shapes found throughout the world and particularly in Indonesia.
Lou Zeldis took traditional batik and turned it on its head while still using traditional batik artisans and the hand drawn canting technique from Central Java. 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.Batik hand drawn, single panel, heavy weight cotton, natural and synthetic dyes. Made in Java, 2021. Size 148 x 90 cm / 58.5 x 35.5 in