Example sentences for: ikat

How can you use “ikat” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Endek or ikat fabrics, using threads dyed in patterns before weaving, come from Gianyar in Bali as well as other Indonesian islands.

  • Here you can learn about making ikat (endek in Balinese), using threads that have been tie-dyed in bunches before weaving.

  • You can find bold, primitive examples of ikat cloth, especially from islands such as Sumba, Flores, and Timor, in good textile shops.

  • The weavers of Tenganan are well known for making grinsing (or gerinsing) cloth, a double ikat (see page 93) in which both warp and weft threads are tie-dyed in bunches before weaving.

  • In Bali, only the weavers of Tenganan make grinsing, or double ikat, using pattern-dyed threads for both warp and weft.

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