warp ikat

warp ikat

noun
See under ikat.
Dictionary.com Unabridged

ikat

[ee-kaht]
noun
1.
a method of printing woven fabric by tie-dyeing the warp yarns (warp ikat) the weft yarns (weft ikat) or both (double ikat) before weaving.
2.
a fabric made by this method.

Origin:
1930–35; < Malay: to tie, bind

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To warp ikat
Collins
World English Dictionary
ikat (ˈaɪkæt)
 
n
a method of creating patterns in fabric by tie-dyeing the yarn before weaving
 
[C20: from Malay, literally: to tie, bind]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature