Handwoven Ikat Fabric by the yard
Ikat fabrics is the oldest traditionally hand woven Central Asian textile
Traditional ikat weaving utilizes no chemical dyes or power looms, so the impressiveness and durability of the unstressed fabric is beyond compare.
When you use genuine hand-woven ikat fabric in your home décor project or fashion design, it’s apparent that you care about craftsmanship. Handmade and authentic – woven, not printed, by a true master ikat weaver – this magnificent bolt ikat fabric has vibrant colors and regal designs.
The narrow width of this colorful Ikat fabric makes it well-suited for table runners, pillow covers, window treatments, bed scarves, and more. This playful mix of colors will be a fun addition to a range of decorating styles from traditional to modern.
Ikat is one of the most interesting parts of Central Asian Applied Arts, and the most prestigious and beautiful fabric. Like a cloud Uzbek Ikats display a great variety of patterns, may be composed of several combinations of materials and may be woven in both simple and complex structures. There are very many Uzbek handmade articles made of Ikat: clothes, pillow cases, variety of decorative handicrafts, bags, etc.
Ikat is the ancient Uzbek art of hand-dyeing, then hand-weaving, thread into bright and complex designs. Dyes distilled from natural sources such as walnuts and indigo are used to hand-dye threads in vivid colors that are then hand-woven to create the ancient motifs and striking designs that are hallmarks of this ancient Uzbek craft. The resulting tightly-woven Uzbek ikat fabric is both durable and remarkably colorfast.
IS THAT IKAT?! Ikat fabric are made by a method of tie-dyeing yarn before the fabric is woven. Dyes are traditionally handmade from local plants and minerals. Some pieces take months, even years, to complete the dyeing process using some natural substances. When the dyed yarns are combined a unique and intricate pattern is created. Uzbek Ikat, natural handmade and traditional textile of Uzbekistan. The ornament displays rich vivid multicolored Uzbek traditional patterns. Various shapes on ikat fabrics depicted as if blurred clouds are running in the field of the item. All items are made of Cotton ikat fabric and Silk İkat Fabric and velvet ikat fabric.