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Limited Edition: Batik Dolls

Limited Edition: Batik Dolls

Regular price $56.00 CAD
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Miao batik or la ran (蜡染), from Guizhou, China, is a wax-resist dyeing technique that has been around since the Qin and Han dynasties. The pattern is drawn onto the fabric with melted beeswax which acts as a dye resist during the natural indigo dyeing process.

Here you may find a series of adorable animals, hand painted and hand dyed. Soft, cuddly, and without those synthetic dyes and toxins - give your toddlers the most natural, huggable toy!

If you are interested in learning more about this craft or the team of talented artisans behind it, feel free to check out our videos and blog posts.

Fibre Content

Cotton blend

Dimensions

23 - 38 cm tall (varies by doll)

Care Guide

1. Not machine washable. Gently hand wash in cold water with a mild, neutral detergent.
a) Please separate from other garments as these are naturally dyed so may bleed.
b) Do not use bleach or any kind of detergent which contains a bleach additive.
c) Bleach will cause splotching of the indigo dye and damage the integrity of the garment or fabric.
2. Do not wring, and simply hang to dry. Try to also limit the exposure of direct, harsh sunlight.

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