Cotton tote bag - Ikat dye and design
Cotton tote bag - Ikat dye and design
Cotton tote bag - Ikat dye and design
Cotton tote bag - Ikat dye and design
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Cotton tote bag - Ikat dye and design

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A handy sized cotton bag designed using the ikat method of dyeing.  In blue, natural and wine red colours.  Made in Cambodia.   

Bag measurements: 32cm w x 39cm  (the strap is 28cm from shoulder to top of bag opening)

IKAT (pronounced Ee-kot)is commonly associated with fabrics from India, Thailand and Central America. Ikat fabrics have been around for centuries. Ikat fabrics are made by dying the threads before the fabric is woven.  The threads (natural fibres such as cotton or linen) are tied tightly together and dipped into dye.  This creates an uneven and mottled appearance on threads allowing the pattern to appear to look 'hazy'.  The method is similar to tie-dyeing, except that tie-dyeing is done after the fabric is woven.  Beautiful and popular!