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A technique for decorating fabric which originated in Java. A design is drawn on cloth with liquid wax and immersed in dye, which resists the waxed areas. When the wax is melted with boiling water, the pattern is visible. The process is repeated for each colour used.

Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

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