- Ikat sarees from Orrisa done with silk and cotton fabris resulting in glittered colorful patterns.
|0.5 – 1kg||Soft, silky(depends on ratio of cotton : silk)||translucent|
- Orissa Ikat dates back to the 12th century when artisans from the Patan region of modern day Gujarat migrated to Orissa and carried forward the craft that had it’s origins in different parts of the world such as South East Asia, Central Asia, South America and West Africa. The term “Ikat” itself is a derivation from the Malay word mengikat which means to tie or to bind.
Making of ikat
- Single Ikat is a process in which either the warp yarns or the weft are dyed.
- The second procedure of combined Ikkat has both warp yarns and the weft being used together in different parts of the fabric.
- Double Ikat involves both warp and weft threads tied in a greatly precise manner so that when the threads from both axis mesh with each other at certain points to show up a completed pattern.
- The premium sarees have a special place during weddings, festivals and public functions.
- Undoubtedly a perfect Attire for occasions of weddings, festivals and formal gatherings!!
- For silk sarees, a gentle wash by hands or dry cleaning is recommended while the ironing should be done at a moderate temperature level.For cotton Ikat sarees, a thorough wash in the washing machine can be done or better still a dry cleaning session.