The graphic design of this bandana is manually printed following authentic batik technique. Using hot wax the artisan applies the artwork directly on the fabric to resist dye. After multiply dipped in natural indigo the bandana is boiled in hot water to remove the hot wax and the artwork appears on the bandana. Due to the manual printing and indigo dyeing process, imperfection occurs on the printed artwork that marks the unique appearance of each single item.
Natural Indigo Dye
To get a deep dark blue colour, the fabric dipped about 10 to 20 times in a vat of indigo. The more the fabric dipped in the natural indigo, the darker the blue colour will get. During the dyeing process, no chemicals are added. General wear, use and wash will fade the colour and each product will gain its unique appearance by time.
50x50cm, 100% cotton, handcrafted in Indonesia. (This article is handmade and manually dyed. The length, width and color of each item may vary and differ)