"The word "ikat" comes from the Malay-Indonesian word for "tie"; it was introduced into European sources of textile technology and history in the early twentieth century to .. present-day Indonesia...."
While it is unknown the exact whereabouts of the developement of the first ikat textile, "Asia has several cultural regions with a particularly strong ikat tradition. Maritime Southeast Asia, India, and Central Asia are all potential candidates for the origin of the technique.." [http://fashion-history.lovetoknow.com/fabrics-fibers/ikat]
Ikat-Quill Rani is a woven wrap with a wineberry warp and a bisque (coral-orange) weft. It is a 100% cotton wrap, is densely woven and on the slightly thinner side, being 264gm2.
Pricing- 5- $200, 6- $220
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