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Irresistible: The Global Patterns of Ikat

February 24 - June 1

Prized worldwide for producing vivid patterns and colors, the ancient resist-dyeing technique of ikat developed independently in communities across Asia, Africa, and the Americas, where it continues to inspire artists and designers today. This exhibition explores the global phenomenon of ikat textiles through more than 70 masterful examples from countries as diverse as Japan, Indonesia, India, Uzbekistan, Côte d’Ivoire, and Guatemala.


The Textile Museum, George Washington University
Washington D.C.+ Google Map