double ikat noun
- See under ikat.
ikat [ee-kaht] noun
- 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.
- a fabric made by this method.
Origin of ikat 1930–35; Malay: to tie, bind British Dictionary definitions for double ikat ikat noun
- 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