GiftPiper Handloom Cotton Ikat Salwar Suit- Turquoise&White
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This beautiful handloom cotton suit has a striking and unique kurta and dupatta with ikat tye and dye pattern, and plain cotton salwar Truly a designer creation, and super comfortable to wear. A lovely product of a world famous art form. Kurta Length- 2.4 mtr; Width- 45 inches Salwar Length- 2 mtr; Width- 48 inches Dupatta Length- 2.2 mtr; Width: 45 inches CARE: Ikat material always leaves color in first wash. So please dry clean first time to set colors. Then hand wash/machine wash in delicate setting, with mild detergent like Ezee. Wash with like colors. About the craft: Ikat, or Ikkat, is a dyeing technique used to pattern textiles that employs a resist dyeing process on the yarns prior to dyeing and weaving the fabric. In other resist-dyeing techniques such as tie-dye and batik the resist is applied to the woven cloth, whereas in ikat the resist is applied to the yarns before they are woven into cloth. A characteristic of ikat textiles is an apparent "blurriness" to the design. Ikat is produced in many traditional textile centers around the world, from India to Central Asia, Southeast Asia, Japan (where it's called "kasuri"), Africa and Latin America.