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"Kaleidoscope" red ikat silk scarf

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$29.99
Product code: S926

Availability: In stock

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Quick Overview:

Silk ikat scarf in a passionate red color with ends of the scarf in a cheerful kaleidoscope ikat pattern

This is 100% silk scarf hand dyed and hand woven in Fergana Valley of Uzbekistan. Depending on your view angle the color of this scarf changes. This change of colors is achieved by using different color warp and weft threads, something that we call "chameleon" effect.

Details

This red silk Ikat scarf was made using a centuries old technique of ikat weaving. Ikat is term of Indonesian origin adopted around the world to describe a technique of tying and wrapping silk threads before dying in order to create a desired design. In Uzbekistan this technique is known as abr technique (Persian, abr = cloud). This is a purely artisanal work - silk scarf, hand dyed and handloom woven.


Question from a customer: What hue of red is the red color of the scarf?

Our answer: Real life colors are always different from computer screen colors. Even the same color on different screens will look slightly differently because of different  screen resolutions. This is why the best way to anwer this question is to show you the  table below - the red of this silk ikat scarf is somewhere in vicinity of Carmine and Auburn. Please remember natural silk's light reflecting properties. Depending on an angle of view, the hue of red will look different. Those who have ever been lured into silk carpet shops probably have been demonstrated this magical property of silk rugs. 

Red hues of the color of red, Red Ikat scarf

Additional Information

Dimensions (cm) 170cm x 50cm
Dimensions (inches) 67“x19.7”
Care instructions Cold hand wash with a shampoo (silk is like hair and the shampoo is the best detergent for it)

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