Uzbekistan, Bibi Hanum, Multicolored V-Neck Ikat Dress
This v-neck dress is a great casual outfit. Short sleeves and a-line shape provides an extra comfort.
Fabric: 80% silk / 20% cotton hand-woven ikat
Dry clean or hand-wash cold. Dispatch time is approximately 2-3 weeks.
Ikat is a dyeing technique used to pattern textiles that employs resist dyeing on the yarns prior to dyeing and weaving the fabric. There are approximately 32 steps in the production of ikat fabric from processing the silk from cocoons, drawing the patterns, dying the threads and weaving it on the loom. Silk textiles were produced in warp-faced plain weave (shoyi) and in satin weave using four needles. Adras fabrics, bahhmal velvets and satin atlas weaves were decorated with patterns known as abr, meaning cloud in Persian.
Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL
Please see size chart in photo section for more details.