Ancient craft of ikat thrives in Gualaceo

Published on May 11, 2018
In a June 2015 ceremony in Gualaceo, east of Cuenca, the art of ikat weaving was officially recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of Ecuador. According to anthropologists, the practice predates both the Spanish and Inca in southern Ecuador. Ikat is a Malay-Indonesian term for a dyeing technique that is “one of the […]

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