Blue Ikat Kimono by Dominga Coche, Casa de Artes' (Guatemala)
The Kimono was woven on a foot loom in two panels, as a modern garment. It was woven by Dominga Coche in the town of San Juan La Laguna
The piece was woven in a workshop / house from the weaver. The ikat was made in then same traditional technique as traditional skirts are made. It is woven with the traditional foot loom with new color combinations.
The piece is woven in two panels. It is special, because weavers are innovating new items. The kimono is woven on a foot loom. The loom was introduced by Spaniards in colonial times. The weavers adapted the traditional patterns to make them in this type of loom.
The back ground is woven in cotton. The designs are woven with rayon. Fibre It is produced locally, Guatemala.
SIZE 92 cm x 87 cm
It takes 1 weeks to make a piece like this.
Ready to dispatch 2 weeks after purchase.