Definitions for "Ikat"
Keywords:  weft, dyed, tie, indonesian, tying
To tie or bind; method for creating patterns on cloth by tying threads in the weft or in the warp before it is woven to prevent dye from penetrating the fibres.
Chinese silk or cotton fabric tie-dyed to create softly outlined geometric patterns.
Textile technique. Threads are individual dyed in colorful patterns, and then woven. (Sumil Kai)