Pochampally Ikkat Cotton Dupatta - IP_DU_016
Dupatta Size - Length : 100 inches, Width : 36 inches
100% Pure cotton. Dry cleaning is advisable. Use soft water for washing.
Pochampally style Ikat from Pochampally (Andhra Pradesh)
Ikat, or Ikkat, is a dyeing technique used to pattern textiles that employs a resist dyeing process similar to tie-dye on either the warp or weft fibres prior to dyeing.
Bindings, which resist dye penetration, are applied to the threads in the desired patterns and the threads are dyed. Alteration of the bindings and the dyeing of more than one color produce elaborate, multicolored patterns. When all of the dyeing is finished the bindings are removed and the threads are ready to be woven into cloth.
The defining characteristic of ikkat weaving is the dyeing of patterns, by means of bindings, into the threads before cloth construction, the weaving of the fabric, takes place. Here is the difference between ikat and tie-dye. In tie-dye the fabric is woven first and the resist bindings are then applied to the fabric which is dyed
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Product code - IP_DU_016