IKATS are ceremonial garments to be worn on special occasions. By the end of the 19th century, wealthy women began wearing silk IKAT and striped fabrics.
There is a similar item at the Textile Museum of Canada. IKAT weaving has emerged from different parts of the world independently; however it is IKAT from Uzbekistan, defined as abrabandi, meaning which is the most captivating.
The word IKAT means mengikat or to tie, because the loose threads are tied into bundles using grasses or wax-treated cotton to specify where the dye is able to sink in and color the thread. Modern woman loves it with just jeans and a simple top. Can easily be dressed up or down.
Perfect tailored fit that will look great on an array of shapes. Great with jeans, or perfect over a dress. This handmade masterpiece is one of the most original and visually dramatic examples of Central Asian silk. The item "Beautiful Uzbek National Traditional Silk Adras Jacket Robe Dress Coat Chapan" is in sale since Saturday, August 17, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Fabric\Silk". The seller is "silk_road_treasure" and is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.