Beautiful Uzbek Long Jacket made of handmade cotton silk ikat.
Beautiful Uzbek Long Jacket made of handmade cotton silk ikat 'adras'. Fashioned as an open jacket intended to be worn open. The ikat pattern is dramatic and lends itself to be worn over a bathing suit (European style), or over a jumpsuit, coordinates, even a long dress.
The front is piped in a handmade braiding, introducing multiple contrast colors. Long sleeve with two pockets and a belt.
The pattern is considered a work of art. Solid colors are best underneath to ensure that the intricacies are appreciated.
Print is on a white background. The pattern has turquoise, black, navy engineered to create the design. This is a very special piece. The coat is fully lined in bright turquois cotton.
Ikat is one of the most interesting fabrics considered to be prestigious and the most beautiful. It is produced in Central Asian countries. Uzbek Ikats display a great variety of patterns, may be composed of several combinations of materials and may be woven in both simple and complex structures. The single features shared by all of these extraordinary textiles is the complex dyeing process which is undertaken before the individual elements are arranged upon the loom.
Material is handloomed and dyed in organic cotton and silk.
Care: Hand wash in cold water with delicate soap or dry clean
Size: Only one size is available. It will fit a size 10-14 (US)
Global Origin: Designed, loomed, and produced in Uzbekistan.