Hand-stamped Batik Cloth from Sierra Leone
Medium:Kola Nut Hand-Dyed and Stamped Fabric
Gold colored fabric with small starburst or sun shapes throughout.
The batik method of dyeing fabric is a process where wax is applied to the fabric by hand or with stamps. When dyed, these areas will resist the color and remain the color of the fabric. Multi-colored effects are created by boiling off the wax and dyeing the fabric several times.