Slide Show: SAM in Ikat
SLIDESHOW: Ikat in action. Here, from SAM’s new show: Rone (young adult), 1870s (?) Made in Central Asia, Uzbekistan 48 × 51″ The Textile Museum 2005.36.144.
An ikat-inspired look from Balenciaga for fall 2007.
Dries Van Noten plays with ikat for spring of 2010.
Oscar de la Renta’s spring 2005 ikats may have been what started the current craze.
At the end of a press preview for Colors of the Oasis a gentlemen in our group asked how to attribute the proliferation of ikat-inspired prints in modern fashion and home decor. A curator on hand from the show’s original Textile Museum in Washington, DC pointed to Oscar de la Renta’s spring 2005 collecti...