This is a collectible 100%handloomedmulticolouredhand-dyed cotton Ikat kaftan from Uzbekistan. Each kaftan has intricatecoloured trimmings.
We source all of our Uzbek and Central Asian textiles from a wonderful Uzbek antique textile dealer in Istanbul. We can never get enough of his kaleidoscopic silk and cotton Ikats.
A brilliantly coloured ikat coat has historically been considered a symbol of wealth and status. Ikat fabric has been highly prized all over Central Asia since the 19th century. It is widely recognised among Ikat-weaving societies that the weaving of Ikat requires exceptional skill, and weavers often dedicate their lives to perfecting the skill.
A true work of art that could equally belong in a frame in your home, dare to wear yourtechnicolourIkat kaftan for an afternoon on a boat or with a silver clutch for an elegant evening look.
One size, would best fit a S-M-L (approximate dimensions: shoulder width 45cm x length 143 cm).
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