This Ikat Coat is made from silk and cotton. The design is Ikat dyed in green, red and yellow thread. A special feature of this jacket, is that is a women’s jacket. This is visible because of the high waist of the coat.
Ikat coats were hand stitched using the finest materials. The Ikat process is a method of weaving using a dye resist on either the warp threads or the weft threads. After this, they are hand woven to create the intricate patterning. Uzbekistan Ikat coats were traditionally worn by the elite and usually by men.