Ikat and Suzani Pillow Covers

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Ikat is a style of weaving that uses a tie-dye process on either the warp or weft, before the threads are woven to create a pattern or design. A Double Ikat is when both the warp and the weft are tie-dyed before weaving. "Ikat" means "tied" or "bound" in the Malay language which describes the process. Through common usage the word has come to describe both the process and the cloth itself. Ikats have been woven in cultures all over the world. In Central and South America Ikat is still common in Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Mexico. In the 19th century, the Silk Road desert oases of Bukhara and Samarkand (in what is now Uzbekistan in Central Asia) were famous for their fine silk ikats. India, Thailand, Japan and several South-East Asia countries have cultures with long histories of Ikat production. Double Ikats can still be found in India, Guatemala, Japan and the Indonesian island of Bali.

Like any craft or art form, ikats vary widely from country to country and region to region. Designs may have symbolic of ritual meaning or have been developed for export trade. Ikats are often symbols of status, wealth, power and prestige. Perhaps because of the difficulty and time required to make ikats, some cultures believe the cloth is imbued with magical powers.

Please note that ikats are handwoven and dyed so they often have what would be considered imperfections if they were mass-produced using high powered looms. They can have flecks of other dye colors, looped yarns and what appear to be runs. This is the inherent beauty of a completely handwoven and dyed fabric. Also, the exact dimensions of the pillow covers may vary slightly from the stated ones. The stated ones refer to the size insert that fits the covers.

SZN52 Suzani pillow cover
Item#SZN52
Regular price:$40.00
Sale price:$20.00
SZN17 Vintage suzani pillow cover
Item#SZN17
Regular price:$45.00
Sale price:$20.00
SZN48 Hand embroidered vintage suzani pillow cover
Item#SZN48
Regular price:$40.00
Sale price:$20.00
SZN21 Vintage suzani pillow cover
Item#SZN21
Regular price:$45.00
Sale price:$20.00
SZN23 Vintage suzani pillow cover
Item#SZN23
Regular price:$45.00
Sale price:$20.00
SZN55 Embroidered linen pillow cover
Item#SZN55
Regular price:$31.00
Sale price:$22.00
SZN58 Embroidered linen pillow cover
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Regular price:$31.00
Sale price:$22.00
SZN57 Embroidered linen pillow cover
Item#SZN57
Regular price:$31.00
Sale price:$22.00
IKT109 Silk/cotton ikat pillow cover
Item#IKT109
Regular price:$40.00
Sale price:$15.00
IKT045 Silk/cotton Ikat pillow cover
Item#IKT045
Regular price:$40.00
Sale price:$15.00
IKT130 Silk/cotton ikat pillow cover
Item#IKT130
Regular price:$40.00
Sale price:$15.00
IKT112 Silk/cotton ikat pillow cover
Item#IKT112
Regular price:$40.00
Sale price:$15.00
SLK6 Silk charmeuse pillow cover
Item#SLK6
Regular price:$45.00
Sale price:$22.50
SLK08 Silk charmeuse pillow cover
Item#slk8
Regular price:$35.00
Sale price:$22.50
SLK5 Silk charmeuse pillow cover
Item#SLK5
Regular price:$45.00
Sale price:$22.50
IKT150 Silk velvet ikat pillow cover
Item#IKT150
Regular price:$100.00
Sale price:$40.00
IKT121 Silk/cotton ikat pillow cover
Item#IKT121
Regular price:$40.00
Sale price:$15.00
SLK4 100% silk charmeuse pillow cover
Item#SLK4
Regular price:$45.00
Sale price:$22.50
IKT119 Silk/cotton ikat pillow cover
Item#IKT119
Regular price:$45.00
Sale price:$17.00
IKT108 Silk/cotton ikat pillow cover
Item#IKT108
Regular price:$40.00
Sale price:$15.00
IKT49 Silk/cotton ikat pillow cover
Item#IKT49
Regular price:$40.00
Sale price:$15.00
IKT09 Silk/Cotton Ikat Pillow cover
Item#ikt09
Regular price:$40.00
Sale price:$15.00
IKT46 Silk/cotton ikat pillow cover
Item#IKT46
Regular price:$40.00
Sale price:$15.00
IKT040 Silk/Cotton Ikat Pillow Cover
Item#IKT040
Regular price:$40.00
Sale price:$15.00
PL1 Silk/cotton ikat placemat
Item#PL1
Regular price:$19.00
Sale price:$8.00
PL112 Silk/cotton ikat placemat
Item#PL112
Regular price:$19.00
Sale price:$8.00
IKTFAB011 Silk/cotton ikat fabric by the yard
Item#IKTFAB011
Regular price:$21.00
Sale price:$8.00
IKTFAB067 Silk/cotton ikat fabric by the yard
Item#IKTFAB067
Regular price:$21.00
Sale price:$8.00
IKTFAB076 Silk/cotton ikat fabric by the yard
Item#IKTFAB076
Regular price:$21.00
Sale price:$8.00
IKTFAB005 Silk/cotton ikat fabric by the yard
Item#IKTFAB05
Regular price:$21.00
Sale price:$8.00
IKTFAB085 silk/cotton ikat fabric by the yard
Item#IKTFAB085
Regular price:$21.00
Sale price:$8.00
PL1 Silk/cotton ikat placemat
Item#PL1
Regular price:$19.00
Sale price:$8.00
PL112 Silk/cotton ikat placemat
Item#PL112
Regular price:$19.00
Sale price:$8.00