double ikat


double ikat

double ikat noun

  1. See under ikat.

ikat [ee-kaht] noun

  1. a method of printing woven fabric by tie-dyeing the warp yarns (warp ikat), the weft yarns (weft ikat), or both (double ikat) before weaving.
  2. a fabric made by this method.

Origin of ikat 1930–35; Malay: to tie, bind British Dictionary definitions for double ikat ikat noun

  1. a method of creating patterns in fabric by tie-dyeing the yarn before weaving

Word Origin for ikat C20: from Malay, literally: to tie, bind

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