Lattice Spot Ikat Chair Cushion

AUD 105.00
Laurel Green
Size: One Size

Comfortable chair cushion crafted from hand-dyed and handwoven lattice spot ikat. The cotton yarns are carefully bound and dyed to create the pattern, then handwoven. Soft and slightly slubby, with cotton wadding. For chairs or garden benches.

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Dry clean only. Outer shell: 100% cotton. Wadding: 92% cotton, 8% polyester.
Made in India.
40 x 40cm.
An age-old and complex technique of patterning cloth, whereby the pattern is pre-determined by tie-dyeing the yarn prior to weaving. The characteristic haziness of the pattern that emerges is a pleasing result of this hand process.

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Ikat

Ikat is an age-old technique of patterning cloth. The word itself derives from the Malay-Indonesian ‘mengikat’, meaning to tie or bind.

The making of the pattern consists in the precise tying and dying of the threads before weaving. It’s a process demanding skill, patience, organisation and precision yet its beauty, antithetically, lies in the impossibility of perfect execution and the consequent hazy, slightly blurred edges of the motifs.

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