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- (uncountable) A style of weaving that uses a process similar to tie-dye to dye the threads.
2009 February 13, Wendy Moonan, “Glamour Girls for the Middle Class”, New York Times:
- Other noteworthy sales included an Etruscan bronze by Royal-Athena Galleries; a 17th-century Mexican tortoise-shell and mother-of-pearl inlaid chest by Arita Gallery of Buenos Aires; Suzani and ikat textiles by Gallery Afrodit of Ankara, Turkey; and a Tiffany Studios peony lamp from 1900, sold by Macklowe.
- A work woven in this style.
2008 June 12, Susan Joy, “Smooth Translations”, New York Times:
- Madeline Weinrib, for one, works with traditional artisans to update the hand-woven ikats she uses for her chic clutches.
- to tie