Take a look at this amazing Batik painting of a blue dragon on a vibrant red background! What an fantastic piece of art to hang in your home.

Loong (Chinese dragon) was originally the symbol of Chinese emperors, however today it stands for luck, happiness and power for the Chinese people. The dragon is an element of the Chinese traditional culture, and is seen as a spiritual tie linking Chinese people all over the planet, however you don’t have to be Chinese to enjoy and love this incredible banner.

Batik is a traditional way of making designs and colouring on cloth. Explained simply, Batik is a wax resist dyeing of fabric process and is an ancient art form. Liquid wax is applied to the cloth using a drawing implement or a stamp. This wax hardens and creates the design. The applied wax resists dyes and therefore allows the artist to selectively colour areas by soaking the cloth in one colour, removing the wax with boiling water, and repeating the process if multiple colours are required. It is a timely process and a skilled craft.

All you need to know

  • Blue dragon painting on red background
  • 100% Handmade Batik
  • 100% Cotton
  • Unframed
  • Width: 21 inches / 53 cm
  • Length: 35 inches / 89 cm
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Price £68.88*

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* Price at time of writing.