Artist learns craft through travel

Lekgaba tie- dyes T-shirt, creates different batik patterns on fabrics
Lekgaba tie- dyes T-shirt, creates different batik patterns on fabrics

Batik, a technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to a whole cloth, which then produces different patterns, is an ancient art form.

While its origins have been traced to China where the technique was practiced as early as the Sui Dynasty, it is also believed that it was already practiced in Africa by the fifth century.

In Egypt, linen and occasionally woollen fabrics, have been excavated bearing white patterns on a blue ground and are the oldest known dating from the fifth century A.D.

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