The Aichhorn Collection: Batik

October 1, 2016|
The Aichhorn Collection: Batik by Ferdinand Aichhorn
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Ferdinand Aichhorn's passion for traditional Asian textiles began in Jakarta, Indonesia, in 1977. This volume is devoted to batik, including the resist techniques of wax method, “tie and dye”, block printing and textile painting. Salzburg architect Ferdinand Aichhorn is an aficionado of traditional Asian textiles, which he has been collecting for over 40 years. On his frequent and extensive travels – mainly in Indonesia, India, Burma, Thailand and Cambodia – he seeks out towns, villages and textile workshops where rare and ancient techniques are still cultivated. The main focus of his collection is on the resist techniques batik, plangi and particularly ikat. The collection is completed by a wide variety of embroideries, as well as quilts, appliqués, block prints, felt rugs and an extensive selection of Kashmiri textiles dating from the 18th century up to the present day.
Ferdinand Aichhorn is a chartered engineer, architect, b 1934 in Kleinarl/Salzburg. After high school in Salzburg, he studied in Vienna at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, as well as Architecture at the University of Technology. Having graduated, he worked as an architect in Israel and Switzerland, before teaching...
Title:The Aichhorn Collection: Batik
Product dimensions:228 pages, 9 X 9 X 0.7 in
Shipping dimensions:228 pages, 9 X 9 X 0.7 in
Published:October 1, 2016
Publisher:Verlag Anton Pustet
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783702508272

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