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ULITA - an Archive of International Textiles

weft ikat
Date: 20th Century
Dimensions: 413 x 102 cm (162 5/8 x 40 3/16 in.)
Medium: cotton
Made in: Indonesia
Description: Weft Ikat in yellow, white, light blue and navy blue geometric repeat design. Ikats are made by wrapping the yarn around a wooden frame and creating a resist by binding areas with palm leaves before dyeing. Multiply tying and dyeing would take place to create this design, which shows the typical feather-like effect caused by dye bleeding.
Inv. No.: 2010.403

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