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The legacy of traditional Indonesian ink: its intensity and durability

Abdul Razak, Rajabi and Barkeshli, Mandana and Othman , Raihan (2014) The legacy of traditional Indonesian ink: its intensity and durability. In: ICOM-CC 17th Triennial Conference Preprints, 15–19 September 2014, Melbourne.

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In Indonesia, the traditional ink also known as mangsi gentur is obtained indigenously by burning kerosene fuel to produce soot. Soot as a carbon source is admixed with sticky rice as a binding agent and then diluted with purified water. The only traditional ink workshop preserving the legacy of this tradition is located in Peuteuy Condong Village, Cianjur, West Java province. The manufacturing process and ink characteristic analysis were carried out in order to examine the ink’s permanency and other properties. This preliminary investigation was conducted using a viscometer, an optical microscope and advanced field emission scanning electron microscopy (FESEM) to identify the ink’s quality as well as its characteristics on two different substrates: Magnani Platinum paper and daluang paper. At constant temperature, the ink is fairly stable and may last for as long as a year without the formation of any insoluble deposit.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: 6091/39218 (ISBN: 9789290124108)
Uncontrolled Keywords: legacy, optical microscope, preserves, permanency, soot, traditional ink, workshop
Subjects: T Technology > TT Handicrafts Arts and crafts > TT300 Painting. Industrial painting
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Applied Arts and Design
Depositing User: Dr. Mandana Barkeshli
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2014 16:34
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2018 08:29
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/39218

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