ikat

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i·kat

 (ē′kät)
n.
1. A craft in which one tie-dyes and weaves yarn to create an intricately designed fabric.
2. The fabric so created.

[Malay, tying, binding.]

ikat

(ˈaɪkæt)
n
(Dyeing) a method of creating patterns in fabric by tie-dyeing the yarn before weaving
[C20: from Malay, literally: to tie, bind]
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From a talismanic shirt minutely inscribed with verses from the Quran, worn under battle dress for protection (figure 4), to a complex double ikat sari, the breadth and intricacy of the textiles on display is overwhelming.
making a Patola that uses double Ikat is fast dying.
His revival of the double ikat of patan patola and the korvai weaving technique on kanjeevaram with traditional 16th century designs is his trademark designer craftsmanship.