African Batik Textile Green Turtle, Fish, Guinea Fowl,Tribal Design 34" X 56" Handmade Zimbabwe
This vintage batik is handmade in Zimbabwe using traditional natural dyes and fabrics bringing elements of the earth as well as, guinea fowl, fish, turtle, abstract and tribal designs. This batik in colors of green, chestnut, black, white, gold, sienna and sand, is bordered with charcoal over sand colored design and sand fringe at the bottom and top.
This 100% cotton batik is called back weave which is a thick, handwoven fabric that is similar to mud cloth with a tighter and finer weave.
The symbols and images throughout the traditional Zimbabwe Batik, show the individual artist's perception of art and their environment.
This handwoven and hand painted batik has all the elements of a handmade item which makes it perfectly unique rather than the perfection of machine.
The beautiful item looks great as a wall hanging, tapestry, throw, framed, or any other interesting way you would like to use it.
Approximate Dimensions 34" W X 55" L