Ikat cushions in textiles from Uzbekistan



Unique pillow in ikat pattern, with beautiful harmonious colors. It is a dyeing and weaving technique that originated in Indonesia and has since found its way to Mexico.

Since ancient times, Uzbeks have been famous as carpet weavers, but they also have a great tradition of hand-woven ikat fabrics in silk and cotton. The name "ikat" comes from the Indonesian word mengikat, which means "to connect and anchor."