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Printing on fabric: through time and around the world

Fabric printing here and elsewhere – 4 – Russia Fabric printing here and elsewhere – 4 – Russia

Printing on fabric: through time and around the world

Fabric printing here and elsewhere – 4 – Russia

In Moscow, Russia, there is the Museum of Decorative, Applied and Popular Arts. It has hundreds of documents retracing Russian textile history from the 17th
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Fabric printing here and elsewhere – 3 – Japan Fabric printing here and elsewhere – 3 – Japan

Printing on fabric: through time and around the world

Fabric printing here and elsewhere – 3 – Japan

The Katagami Japan has a long tradition in textile printing. Paper stencil printing, called katagami, spread across the archipelago from the 13th century. However, this
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Fabric printing here and elsewhere – 2 – China Fabric printing here and elsewhere – 2 – China

Printing on fabric: through time and around the world

Fabric printing here and elsewhere – 2 – China

China is today a world leader in the manufacture of consumer products. The 2016 Deloitte Manufacturing Competitiveness Index ranked China as one of the most competitive
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Printing here and elsewhere in the world – 1 – Africa and its fashion Printing here and elsewhere in the world – 1 – Africa and its fashion

Printing on fabric: through time and around the world

Printing here and elsewhere in the world – 1 – Africa and its fashion

When we think of African fabrics, we often imagine colorful patterns of the tribal type, represented with bright and contrasting colors, from bright yellow to
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The origins of Batik The origins of Batik

Printing on fabric: through time and around the world

The origins of Batik

Long before fabric printing, humans painted woven fabrics by hand to embellish and ennoble them. The Batik technique was already practiced a long time ago
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