In ikat the resist is formed by binding individual yarns or bundles of yarns with a tight wrapping applied in the desired pattern. The yarns are then dyed. The bindings may then be altered to create a new pattern and the yarns dyed process control in weaving pdf with another colour. This process may be repeated multiple times to produce elaborate, multicolored patterns.
When the dyeing is finished all the bindings are removed and the yarns are woven into cloth. Because the surface design is created in the yarns rather than on the finished cloth, in ikat both fabric faces are patterned. A characteristic of ikat textiles is an apparent “blurriness” to the design. The blurriness is a result of the extreme difficulty the weaver has lining up the dyed yarns so that the pattern comes out perfectly in the finished cloth. The blurriness can be reduced by using finer yarns or by the skill of the craftsperson.
Ikats with little blurriness, multiple colours and complicated patterns are more difficult to create and therefore often more expensive. However, the blurriness that is so characteristic of ikat is often prized by textile collectors. Double ikats—in which both the warp and weft yarns are tied and dyed before being woven into a single textile—are relatively rare because of the intensive skilled labour required to produce them. In fact, many other parts of India have their indigenous Ikat weaving techniques.
Orissa’s Sambalpuri Ikat is quite different from the sharp Ikat patterns, woven in Patan of Gujarat. The latter, known as Patan Patola, is one of the rarest forms of double Ikat, which takes a lot of time and effort in dyeing and weaving. A different form of Patola ikat is made in Rajkot, Gujarat. Telia Rumal made in Andhra, Pasapalli from Odisha and Puttapaka from Telangana are other Indian Ikats. The weft yarns are dyed a solid colour. The ikat pattern is clearly visible in the warp yarns wound onto the loom even before the weft is woven in. Therefore, the pattern only appears as the weaving proceeds.
Weft ikats are much slower to weave than warp ikat because the weft yarns must be carefully adjusted after each passing of the shuttle to maintain the clarity of the design. Obviously it is the most difficult to make and the most expensive. India is the most complicated. It may be patterned with a small motif that is repeated many times across the length of a six-meter sari. Sometimes the Patan double ikat is pictorial with no repeats across its length. That is, each small design element in each colour was individually tied in the warp and weft yarns. It’s an extraordinary achievement in the textile arts.
These much sought after textiles were traded by the Dutch East Indies company for exclusive spice trading rights with the sultanates of Indonesia. Some of the Tenganan double ikat motifs are taken directly from the patola tradition. Ikkat saree and Pasapalli ikat saree made in Odisha. Each pasapalli ikat saree or material – which is actually made with the same technique as the famed Sambalpuri Ikat – has some or the other form of this chequered design.
European language is attributed to Rouffaer. English loanword used to describe the process and the cloth itself regardless of where the fabric was produced or how it is patterned. This is true in other some other languages. A child wearing an ikat robe, Samarkand 19th century. Children often wore small versions of adult clothing. Ikat is a weaving style common to many world cultures.
It is probably one of the oldest forms of textile decoration. However, it is most prevalent in Indonesia, India and Japan. Double ikat weaving is still found in India, Japan and Indonesia. As textiles do not last well through history, scholars have so far been unable to determine where the technique of ikat originated.
Central and South American cultures. Young woman from Kambera, Sumba, wearing an ikat garment and with the warp for a cloth tied and ready for dying. Then they are tied into bundles. However, in making batik, the craftsperson applies the resist to the finished cloth rather than to the yarns to be woven. The warp yarns are then wrapped tightly with thread or some other dye-resistant material to prevent unwanted dye permeation.
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