• Now white and soft, it’s strung on frames, where the pattern the dyers will follow is drawn and tied with cotton bindings. This is a version of the resist-dyeing technique employed by fabrics like batik and tie-dye, but ikat is special in that the threads are dyed before being woven together.

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