[ ee-kaht ]
/ ˈi kɑt /
a method of printing woven fabric by tie-dyeing the warp yarns (warp ikat ), the weft yarns (weft ikat ), or both (double ikat ) before weaving.
a fabric made by this method.
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Origin of ikat
1930–35; <Malay: to tie, bind
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Example sentences from the Web for ikat
At the G-20 summit in Pittsburgh last May, she greeted other first wives in Thakoon's $2,075 Ikat print plissé number.
British Dictionary definitions for ikat
/ (ˈaɪkæt) /
a method of creating patterns in fabric by tie-dyeing the yarn before weaving
Word Origin for ikat
C20: from Malay, literally: to tie, bind
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